As the Iowa State Fair draws near, a young woman's mutilated body is found in a corn field owned by a cooperative hoping to win this year's Iowa Food Prize. Newly promoted sergeant, Riley Fisher, is horrified to discover that the dead woman is a childhood friend. Under strict orders to wrap it up quickly, while maintaining her professional distance, Riley finds herself looking for a serial killer when more bodies are found with an obvious connection to the first. Young certainly did her homework when researching the Midwest and Big Ag. She created a gripping backdrop to a grisly investigation. There's a lot going on in this graphically detailed novel besides the murders, but it's not difficult to follow and you'll most likely come away a fan of Riley and awaiting the next installement.
Submitted by Betty Wilson on Mon, 04/18/2022 - 16:51