Someone is stealing the hearts of beautiful women . . . Portland, Maine. A missing high-school athlete?s mutilated body is found in a scrap metal yard. Her heart has been surgically removed. The same day a young businesswoman is abducted . . . Former NYPD detective Michael McCabe believes both crimes are the work of one man. A killer with surgical expertise who is targeting young women. Now McCabe and his team face a race against time to rescue the missing woman and unmask this sadistic killer ? before it is too late. The Cutting is one of the scariest debuts of the year. And the first in a great new series.