Der achte Roman des preisgekrönten Autors ist die verzwickte Geschichte um den New Yorker Psychologen Dr. Frederick Starks. Ein Drohbrief katapultiert ihn mitten hinein in das teuflische Spiel eines Psychopathen.
In the 8th thriller of this acclaimed author a New York psychologist finds himself a powerless pawn in a psychopaths devious game.
Happy fifty third birthday, Doctor. Welcome to the first day of your death. Dr. Frederick Starks, a New York psychoanalyst, has just received a mysterious, threatening letter. Now he finds himself in the middle of a horrific game designed by a man who calls himself Rumplestiltskin. The rules: in two weeks, Starks must guess his tormentor's identity. If Starks succeeds, he goes free. If he fails, Rumplestiltskin will destroy, one by one, fifty-two of Dr. Starks' loved ones-unless the good doctor agrees to kill himself. In a blistering race against time, Starks' is at the mercy of a psychopath's devious game of vengeance. He must find a way to stop the madman-before he himself is driven mad. . . .