By Jonathan Santlofer
History and fiction collide with lethal outcomes within the 3rd Kate McKinnon novel—a tale of sour revenge, the place the earlier invades the current and a decades-old mystery proves fatal
Kate McKinnon has lived many lives, from Queens cop to big apple socialite, tv paintings historian, and the girl who helped the NYPD catch the demise Artist and the colour Blind killer. yet that is the earlier. Now, devastated via the loss of life of her husband, Kate is trying to quietly rebuild her lifestyles as a unmarried girl. long gone are the Park road penthouse and dressmaker outfits. Now it is a funky Chelsea loft, downtown type, or even a hip new haircut as Kate plunges again into her work—writing a publication approximately America's so much celebrated inventive period, the recent York college of the Nineteen Forties and '50s, a circle that incorporated Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and Mark Rothko.
But while a lunatic begins slashing the very work she is writing about—along with their owners—Kate is once more tapped via the NYPD. As she deciphers the evidence—cryptic photos that exhibit either the work and the folks who could be the subsequent targets—Kate is drawn right into a global the place paintings and paintings background supply deadly clues.
The Killing Art is Jonathan Santlofer's so much gripping and chilling tale but, yet that is not the basically cause the radical is amazing. the writer, who's additionally an acclaimed artist, has created artistic endeavors only for the ebook that tantalize and problem readers through the use of famous symbols in cutting edge methods, permitting them to decode the clues in addition to Kate. A masterwork of either suspense fiction and artwork, The Killing Art will provoke either mystery readers and paintings enthusiasts because the plot twists and turns towards a surprising climax.