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SWITCHING by Gordon McLenithanThis fast-paced, shocking thriller by a debut novelist will keep readers spellbound from the opening scene to the last terrorizing revelation.When Homicide Detective Tom Snyder takes over the stalled investigation ofMoreSWITCHING by Gordon McLenithanThis fast-paced, shocking thriller by a debut novelist will keep readers spellbound from the opening scene to the last terrorizing revelation.When Homicide Detective Tom Snyder takes over the stalled investigation of a psychotic serial killer, he knows he must move fast to find this predator. For four years, the mid-sized city of Westwood has been terrorized by a killer who preys on single and divorced women, brutalizing them with his weapon of choice, a scalpel. In an attempt to find a connective pattern in the killings, he hires a computer specialist, Brad Verdi, to help analyze the data gathered from the murders.Early in his investigation, Snyder and Verdi become embattled and soon become each other’s nemesis. Both men begin to suspect the other of some involvement in the crimes, and the investigation turns into a personal feud. Meanwhile, the killings continue.Snyder, who is fighting his own demons at home, starts to look for a way to nail Verdi for the slayings. The spread of the crimes to the near-by city of Fargo complicates the case and causes friction among the two city’s detectives working the investigations. When Snyder’s wife becomes a target, his credibility begins to wane even within his own police department.Meanwhile, Verdi is working his computer magic to discredit Snyder, and defend his own already questionable reputation. The lives of the people around these two adversaries become tumultuous and dangerous. Eventual resolution of the feud with the capture of the serial killer appears imminent. However, the nightmare is far from over.