The Death Artist
A killer is preying on New York's art community, creating gruesome depictions of famous paintings, using human flesh and blood as his media. Terror stalks this world of genius, greed, inspiration, and jealousy -- a world Kate McKinnon knows all too well. A former NYPD cop who traded in her badge for a Ph.D in art history, Kate can see the method behind the psychopath's madness -- for the grisly slaughter of a former protÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â©gÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â© is drawing her into the predator's path. And as each new murder exceeds the last in savagery, Kate is trapped in the twisted obsessions of the death artist, who plans to use her body, her blood, and her fear to create the ultimate masterpiece.
USA Today said of The Death Artist: "Colorful... fascinating... disturbing... a crime novel that is savage and erudite, layered in wit, satire and psychosis - in short, a chilling novel", while People magazine said "Santlofer's insight into the passion at the heart of greeat art brings his evocative thriller to richly impastoed life."
Published Jan 07, 2006 • 416 pages • ↑ 110mm • ISBNs: 978-1-905005-19-2 •