||On an island off the coast of Washington state, a druggie college dropout and Vietnam vet has transformed himself into "Los the Eternal Prophet" and established a private compound. To be initiated into his cult, male prospective members go out among the unenlightened and murder them in their homes. The women followers remain at the compound and serve as Los's sexual partners. Phil, a college professor whose son has been kidnapped, and Kristine Kjarstad, a homicide detective, are both unwittingly closing in on Los--but he's not going down without a fight.
||A "cunningly crafted thriller" ("Seattle Times") by the author of "Cosi Fan Tutti" and "Ratking". A Seattle detective investigates a seemingly motiveless multiple murder. A teacher in St. Paul is cruelly bereft of his wife and son. When the paths of these two people intersect, they enter the orbit of a man named Los, an eerily plausible prophet whose followers travel thousands of miles to kill for him.
|Editors Note 2
||The interconnected lives of police detectives investigating multiple murders, a family man whose life has been destroyed by seemingly random events, and members of a mysterious cult all revolve around the enigmatic and evil figure of the cult leader, known as the Eternal Prophet