The Heretic knows they lied. Now, he will make them confess.
The first murder, a small town pastor burned at the stake, seems personal; an act of rage committed on impulse. But when a second victim is found brutally tortured to death, Detective Marlowe Gentry realizes he s dealing with a serial killer who is drawing inspiration from the Inquisition: The Heretic.
The killer s methods grow more gruesome with each victim. He s escalating, racing toward an endgame. How far will The Heretic go to punish those who betrayed him? And can Marlowe stop him before the ultimate trial?