Afterimage Author:Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kevin J. Anderson Transformed at the time of her death into the likeness of a sadistic serial killer, a young woman must use magic to locate the real murderer and return to her former self -- before the police close in on her. — A World Fantasy Award-winner and the creator of the popular Gamearth series have collaborated on a serial killer thriller containing all ... more »the elements of contemporary fantasy.« less
He was known as the Joan of Arc killer--a sadistic rapist who burned his victims before he murdered them. Rebecca Tamerlane had been staring into this monster's face as he hovered over her broken body, th smell of gasoline in the air. But suddenly her body felt completely whole and surprisingly strong . . . only it wasn't HER body.
Rescued at the last minute by a group of shapeshifters, Rebecca had been transformed into the likeness of the last image in her mind before her death. Now she was the image of her killer, with his odious identity and the police on her trail. There was no other way to save herself except to search desperately for this maniac who held the key to the magic restoration of her true body. But among the shapeshifters, a more sinister force had other ideas . . .