Mortal friends

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2009.
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A serial killer is on the loose in Washington, D.C. The latest female victim has just been found in Georgetown, the social heart of the nation's capitol. That's how Reven Lynch, a well brought up society insider, meets George Gunner, a canny detective with the style of a hip-hop star. Gunner is convinced that the killer is a society big shot hiding in plain sight, protected by his wealth and social veneer. But Gunner is at sea in the social world; so he enlists Reven's aid as a confidential informant to help him understand more about this rarified world of embassy dinners and symphony balls. Reven agrees to help the detective, only to discover that he believes her boyfriend may be the murderer.
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