Author: Robert Walker
Original language: English
Welcome to Chicago, 1893 — where new wonders are being unveiled . . . and a monster feeds on the unsuspecting. Tens of thousands are flocking to a bustling, wind-swept metropolis in the middle of America for the great Exposition of 1893 — to see the future and to ride Mr. Ferris’s remarkable wheel. A city of hope and hardship has caught the attention of the world — and a maniacal killer has made it his hunting ground. Inspector Alastair Ransom carries the burden of the dead on his shoulders. But a demon far worse than Ransom’s own is loose — a bloodthirsty killer who preys on Chicago’s most vulnerable citizens, his grisly handiwork masked by the glitter and frenzy of the World’s Fair. But a haunted detective doesn’t realize how desperate his search has become — for each passing hour brings the slayer closer to his next intended victim: Alastair Ransom.