Fen Dexter opens her door on a stormy evening to find a stranger bloody and with a knife in his hand. He claims to have been in a car accident. There is no way to get him to a hospital due to the severity of the storm. He spends most of the night with Fen who is intrigued by the handsome stranger. On the same stormy night a young woman's life hangs by a thread after an attempted murder. These incidents occur in the Big Sur area of California. The attempt on the woman's life is not the only murder to occur in the same fashion and it sets in place a hunt for a serial killer.
Fen Dexter's daughter is an ER doctor and the first to see the victim. She also meets Alex in the ER, the stranger from her mothers. And there starts the adventure of finding out who is the killer.
This book took on many twists and turns. You think you know who it is and then you suspect the other person of interest. Alex claims to be searching for the killer, who took the life of his fiance. His story doesn't always add up though. When you finally think he is telling the truth you are led down a different path.
The writing was not amazing just middle of the road. It was a fun read and a fast one that leaves you always questioning if you have it right. You feel tension and fear as the story progresses and terror every time the killer attempts to strikes again. Definitely a recommended read if you like mystery and suspense novels.
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