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The bestselling 8-volume series features intrepid and ethical profiler Karen Vail, with detail based on its author's two decades working with entities like the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit and Scotland Yard.

This international bestseller tells an unforgettable tale of two sisters, Karin and Jutta, cruelly divided by the Berlin Wall.

Not a pleasant Karen, but a human and unforgettable one stars in the debut novel that revealed Joyce Carol Oates as a major literary force.