Book 10 in the Agent Pendergast series
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (2010)
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
FBI special agent Aloysious XL Perndergast returns to his old family mansion in Louisiana. After wandering through its neglected gardens and inhaling a humid and suffocating environment in its corridors, he stops at the weapons room, where he opens a showcase to play the rifle of his beloved wife Helen for the first time in twelve years.
Yesterday, Special Agent Pendergast still mourned the loss of his beloved wife, Helen, who died in a tragic accident in Africa twelve years ago.
Today, he discovers she was murdered.
Tomorrow, he will learn her most guarded secrets, leaving him to wonder: Who was the woman I married? Why was she murdered? And, above all . . . Who murdered her? FEVER DREAM Revenge is not sweet: It is essential.
Pendergast will meet the real Helen and his mind will be tortured to find out who took her life.