Dark and disturbing, this investigative thriller delves into the life of two homicide detectives, as they desperately hunt for a serial killer who justifies his crimes as absolution for the world's ignorance of the Seven Deadly Sins.
This horrifying tale takes us from the tortured remains of one victim to the next as the sociopath, labelled "John Doe" sermonizes to Detectives Sommerset and Mills -- one sin at a time. The sin of Gluttony comes first and the murderer's terrible capacity is graphically demonstrated in the dark and subdued tones characteristic of film noir.
The seasoned and cultured but jaded Sommerset researches the Seven Deadly Sins in an effort to understand the killer's modus operandi while the bright but green and impulsive Detective Mills scoffs at his efforts to get inside the mind of a killer. How will the investigation unfold? Will the team of detectives successfully identify and capture the psychopath? How will their personal lives be impacted by the investigation and its fallout?
Did you know?
There's a line in which Mills names motives that killers give; one of them is 'Jodie Foster told me to do it.' He is referring to John Hinckley Jr., a man that was obsessed with Jodie Foster and attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan to impress her. The other that Mills says is "My dog told me to do it.", a reference to David Berkowitz, AKA, the "Son of Sam", a serial killer who terrorized the New York City area in the summers of 1976 and 1977 and claimed that his neighbor's dog was possessed and told him to commit murder. Read More