978-0451237767; 9.99; September 4, 2012).
introduction, author Steven James writes, “I had nightmares writing this book.”
Fans of the series will revel in this riveting tale of murder and atrocity, as
James takes readers back to the thrilling but terrifying beginnings of FBI
Special Agent Patrick Bowers.
In 1997, in the wake of infamous
cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer’s crimes, a series of gruesome kidnappings and mutilations
begin to terrorize Milwaukee.
When a woman’s body is found with the lungs removed, police suspect a copycat. But
homicide detective Patrick Bowers is the kind of man who “notices things,” and
while his fellow investigators may disagree, he has a hunch that this crime
spree is more than just a tribute to Dahmer.
OPENING MOVES delves deep into the psychology of sanity, and readers
will discover that the line between sane and insane is thinner than they’d like
to believe. What does it mean to be sane? And what would it take to cross that
line? James’s most heart-pounding novel to date is not to be missed—and will
surely keep readers up all night.
Steven James is the author of over 30 novels, spanning the genres
of psychological thrillers, dramas, YA fantasy, and more. He is recipient of
four Storytelling World Honor awards, two Publishers
Weekly starred reviews, and 2009 & 2011 Christy Awards for best
suspense. His most recent thriller, The
Bishop, was named Suspense Magazine’s
2010 Book of the Year and won an INSPY award in the categories of