Red Dragon Author:Thomas Harris Will Graham has a fearful gift - a talent for the pursuit of monsters. He has caught two mass murderers in his FBI career. Now he must hunt again. — A ritual murderer has struck twice, killing entire families in two Southeastern cities. Graham must find him before the moon is full again or another family will die. — Graham's keen empathy permit... more »s him - sometimes forces him - to see the crimes from some haunting points of view. This ability and his forensic skills make him the prime threat to the murderer.
The killer, Francis Dolarhyde, is a terrible accident of nature, shaped by his early life into a monster. He's trying to work things out, though. So far his efforts have cost ten lives. He knows Will Graham is coming. He intends to do something about that.
In a chilling race against time, Graham searches desperately after Dolarhyde, always conscious that he and the killer are, at some fundamental level, alike. And in one terrifying respect he is right. Like him, the murderer is a ruthless hunter, already beginning his search for Will Graham.« less