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By David Ellis

Edgar Award-winner David Ellis shifts gears to carry a gorgeous new mystery the place each personality has a secret-and each mystery has a cost.

David Ellis's within the corporation of Liars is an audaciously artistic mystery. In a David Ellis novel, not anything is ever what it sort of feels, and so it really is with Eye of the Beholder , a heart-pounding novel packed with darkish secrets and techniques and the bad lengths that determined humans will visit continue them.

Renowned legal professional Paul Riley has outfitted a profitable occupation in accordance with his recognized prosecution of Terry Burgos, a serial killer who the lyrics of a violent tune to gruesomely homicide six ladies. Now, fifteen years later, the police are faced with a brand new sequence of murders and mutilations. Riley is the 1st to gain that the 2 circumstances are connected-and that the killer seems prepared to do whatever to maintain him concerned. because the murderer's record of sufferers turns into much less random and extra own, Riley reveals himself on the heart of a police activity strength assigned to seize the murderer-as either an investigator and a suspect.

Driven by way of his personal worry that he can have missed anything an important through the research years in the past, Riley needs to sift via fifteen years of lies to be able to discover the truth-but the killer is not the just one who desires to retain the prior buried. . . .

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He’s not an idiot,” he said to Riley. “He knows what to admit and where he can squirm. ” Riley looked around the room. ” There were plenty, from the various prosecutors and detectives. Everyone wanted a part of this thing. Strong-arm him. Accuse him. Make him think he’s not a suspect. Ask for his help. All of those positions could make sense. But all Riley could think was, this guy had been sitting in police custody going on two hours and he hadn’t demanded an explanation of why he was being held.

He squeezed Paul’s arm hard. A vein appeared in his forehead. ”  -0*+ F $ C $ # y the time  Riley visited Ellie Danzinger’s off-campus apartment, the technicians had done their work. He believed in visiting the scenes, regardless, and there was every reason to believe that the first crime Terry Burgos had committed took place in this apartment. The apartment was well appointed, though Riley understood it had come prefurnished, which made sense for a student on a summer rental. There were four apartments in total, each a duplex, facing a courtyard in the center that made a square.

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