by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
In 1913, the Carnival Sniper terrorized Vienna, murdering the famous and not-so-famous alike. Police Detective Johann Runge never caught the Sniper. In 2005, bestselling crime writer Sofie Branstadter believes she can use modern forensics to identify the Sniper. The investigation plunges her into a world of scientific evidence and fantastic clues, all leading to one unbelievable conclusion.