'For a second she thinks she is dead. Then she opens her eyes and wishes she was.' The press call him the Black River Killer and his stats are shocking: 16 murders; not captured in 20 years; the FBI's best profiler - Jack King - burned out and beaten, his career shattered. Jack and his wife now run a hotel in Tuscany. And though he still gets nightmares, rural Italy is a whole world away from BRK's brutal crime scenes in Southern Carolina. Or so Jack thought ...As Italian cops discover the body of a young woman - her remains mutilated like BRK's victims - a gruesome package arrives at the FBI, twin events that conspire to lure the profiler back into the hunt. But this time, who is the spider and who is the fly?
Michael Morley is a former TV producer and director, and is currently a senior executive director for Endemol TV. He has produced a number of award-winning documentaries, including Murder in Mind about Dennis Nilsen. He lives in Derbyshire.