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Young London-based psychologist Dr. Alice Quentin consults with the police occasionally, helping with serial killer profiling. DCI Don Burns begs her to help on a new case even though she is still suffering from the last one (Crossbones Yard), which almost cost her her life. Now it looks like a serial killer is targeting bankers affiliated with a particular financial institution called Angel Bank; the killer's calling cards are angel-related art postcards, designed to coordinate with each murder. Alice's curiosity is greater than her fears, so she dives in. At the same time, a vigilante psych patient, who has made it his mission to protect Alice at any cost, is stalking her. As the serial killer's victims mount, Alice doubts her own sanity, making her profiling ability somewhat skewed. VERDICT The sophomore outing for psychologist Alice Quentin ranks high on the violence meter. Rhodes's menacing tone is overlaid with an academician's love of art history, and the psychological tension is huge. Don't turn the lights off!