Blackburn is a serial killer. But, like the rest of us, he confronts the same hypocrisies and frustrations of the world and, unable to help himself, or at the mercy of circumstance, he crosses a dangerous threshold--and he kills. In this novel, we meet many of his twenty-one victims: law enforcers, writers, adulterers, auto mechanics, and other liars. And each crime reveals another side of his psyche . . . and his disturbing rationale for murder.
""An absolutely mesmerizing novel that will leave you stunned and conflicted. Blackburn is an emotionally challenging read, so consider yourself warned. A masterpiece.""--Augusten Burroughs
""By turns hilarious, heartrending, violent, and tender, it is like no book you've read before. A profoundly unsettling book.""--The Washington Post Book World