Lieutenant O’Rourke is at a neighbor’s party hitting it off with a beautiful blonde from his past when he gets an urgent call. A gruesome murder that appears to be racially motivated has the capital city of Albany, New York on edge. Soon it becomes apparent that a mysterious serial killer is on the loose. From the troubled streets of Arbor Hill to the quiet suburbs surrounding the city, no one is safe. Steven O’Rourke and his diverse team of homicide detectives must find the link between the victims before the killer, known only as the Tall Man, strikes again. But what happens when the Tall Man decides to target O’Rourke?
John Sitterly was born and raised in Albany, and still lives in the area with his wife and daughter. He is a former Probation Officer and currently works in the New York State Division of Medicaid Investigations. This is his first novel and he plans it to be the first of many.