The Cold Room
The Cold Room
Mira Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780778327141, 401pp.
Publication Date: February 16, 2010
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Homicide detective Taylor Jackson thinks she's seen it all in Nashville but she's never seen anything as perverse as The Conductor. Once his victim is captured, he contains her in a glass coffin, slowly starving her to death. Only then does he give in to his attraction.
Later, he creatively disposes of the body by reenacting scenes from famous paintings. Strangely, similar macabre works are being displayed in Europe. Taylor teams up with her fiance, FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin, and New Scotland Yard detective James "Memphis" Highsmythe a haunted man who has eyes only for Taylor to put an end to The Conductor's art collection.
Has the killer gone international? Or are there dueling artists, competing to create the ultimate masterpiece?
About the Author
J.T. Ellison is the "New York Times" bestselling author of fourteen critically acclaimed novels, including "What Lies Behind, When Shadows Fall, "and "All the Pretty Girls "and is the coauthor of the Nicholas Drummond series with #1 "New York Times" bestselling author Catherine Coulter. With over a million books in print, Ellison s work has been published in twenty-five countries and thirteen languages. Her novel "The Cold Room" won the ITW Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original and "Where All The Dead Lie" was a RITA(r) nominee for Best Romantic Suspense. She is also the cohost of A Word on Words, Nashville's premiere literary TV series, which airs on Nashville Public Television. She lives with her husband and twin kittens in Nashville, where she enjoys fine wine and good notebooks. Visit JTEllison.com for more insight into her wicked imagination, or follow her on Twitter @Thrillerchick or Facebook.com/JTEllison14.