A Twist at The End Author:Steven Saylor Austin, Texas, in 1885 is a place of dust and dreams, quick riches, and wild desires. But "the Servant girl Annihilators" are also making it a city of fear. The first victim, a mulatto housekeeper, is torn from her bed and murdered. Six more women will die, including pretty blond Eula Phillips, who is bank clerk's Will Porter's lover. Over a dec... more »ade later, living in New York as O. Henry, Will cannot escape his memories--or a blackmailer's merciless demands. Then a mysterious letter invites him back to Texas to follow the dark path of a sadistic killer and make a stunning discover as he is forced to confront the demons of his own tormented mind...« less
1885 Texas, 7 women are killed,including Will Porters lover. Ten years later finds Will living in New York as O. Henry who can't escape his memeries or blackmail letters inviting him to return to Texas to discover a path to his own tormented mind.
From the back cover - "Steven Saylor...blends real-life characters and meticulous historical research into a chilling fictional narrative about America's first recorded serial killings and one of [America's] most celebrated short story writers, O. Henry. And just like O. Henry's famous denouements, [this] novel promises to deliver 'A Twist At the End'."