Tami Hoag's best-known fictional series is the five-book Kovac and Liska series. The books in the series are "Ashes to Ashes," "Dust to Dust," "Prior Bad Acts," "The 1st Victim," "The 9th Girl" and "The Bitter Season."
The Kovac and Liska series takes place in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The series features a police detective named Sam Kovac and his partner, Nikki Liska.
"Ashes to Ashes," the first book in the series, is about a former FBI agent named Kate Conlan. Conlan is assigned to work with an FBI profiler to find a violent serial killer before he can claim his next victim.