Even before she unfolded it, Detective Samantha Larsen knew what the note would say. Eight years earlier, she had received a similar taunting note from the killer in a similar murder in Texas, which had gone cold, and that had remained unsolved when she moved to her present position in Iowa. Was she dealing with a copycat? Or God help them, had the brutal sociopath now unleashed his evil on the unsuspecting innocents in Iowa? She unfolded the note, and whispered the words she knew too well, “Catch me if you can, Bitch.
I’m the Gingerbread Man.”