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At first the murder of Nelson Jamison seemed fairly straightforward. He had been strangled, but next to his corpse lay a hand-printed card with the words The Vengeance is Just. Jamison, a rich ne’er-do-well, has a prison record for rape, and everything pointed towards a victim’s revenge killing.

But within hours Lieutenant Luis Mendoza and his team have an identical killing on their hands, and then a third. But is the killer about slip up and reveal their identity?

‘A Luis Mendoza story means superlative suspense’ Los Angeles Times