Nocturnal[Paperback] by Scott Sigler
CONDITION Very Good
A NOVEL by Scott Sigler
Paper Back - ISBN 9780307527592 [£5]
SYNOPSIS Homicide detective Bryan Clauser is losing his mind.
How else to explain the dreams he keeps havingdreams that mirror, with impossible accuracy, the gruesome serial murders taking place all over San Francisco? How else to explain the feelings these dreams provoke in himnot disgust, not horror, but excitement?
As Bryan and his longtime partner, Lawrence Pookie Chang, investigate the murders, they learn that things are even stranger than they at first seem. For the victims are all enemies of a seemingly ordinary young boya boy who is gripped by the same dreams that haunt Bryan. Meanwhile, a shadowy vigilante, seemingly armed with superhuman powers, is out there killing the killers. And Bryan and Pookies superiorsfrom the mayor on downseem strangely eager to keep the detectives from discovering the truth.
Doubting his own sanity and stripped of his badge, Bryan begins to suspect that hes stumbled into the crosshairs of a shadow war that has gripped his city for more than a centurya war waged by a race of killers living in San Franciscos unknown, underground ruins, emerging at night to feed on those who will not be missed.
And as Bryan learns the truth about his own intimate connections to the killings, he discovers that those who matter most to him are in mortal dangerand that he may be the only man giftedor cursedwith the power to do battle with the nocturnals.
Featuring a dazzlingly plotted mystery and a terrifying descent into a nightmarish underworldalong with some of the most incredible action scenes ever put to paper, and an explosive, gut-wrenching conclusion you wont soon forgetNocturnal is the most spectacular outing to date from one of the genres brightest stars.