DarkroomBook - 2004
The long-awaited sixth instalment in the Jim Rook series A spate of unexplained fires spreads across Los Angeles, killing indiscriminately, tearing up the city, destroying people's faith. There seems to be no probable cause for the fires arson and murder are not suspected but surely they can't have been started by something as fanciful as spontaneous combustion. Can they? Jim Rook, newly returned from a disastrous sojourn in Washington DC, is called upon to assist with the LAPD's investigation. The police hope that Rook, a special needs teacher with the rare ability to see demons and spirits, can look past the facts of each case and come up with some answers. Meanwhile, a mysterious portrait hung over the fireplace of Rook's new apartment sends him and his remedial English class off on an investigation into the past, where a myth about photography and the human soul seems unwilling to be forgotten. Could this really be the link he's looking for? Or will it only lead him
Publisher: New York : Severn House, 2004.
Branch Call Number: MAS
Characteristics: 232 pages ; 23 cm.