A brilliant new psychological serial killer thriller featuring homicide detective Carson Ryder, hero of the bestselling ‘The Hundredth Man’ and ‘Her Last Scream.’
Blood was everywhere, like the interior had been hosed down with an artery …
The gore-sodden horror that greets homicide detective Carson Ryder on a late-night call out is enough to make him want to quit the case. Too late.
Now he and his partner Harry are up to their necks in a Southern swamp of the bizarre and disturbing. An investigation full of twists and strange clues looks like it's leading to the city's least likely suspects – a powerful family whose philanthropy has made them famous. But behind their money and smiles is a dynasty divided by hate.
Their strange and horrific past is about to engulf everyone around them in a storm of violence and depravity. And Ryder's right in the middle of it …
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Praise for ‘The Broken Souls’:
‘As good as his first… superb stuff.’ Independent on Sunday
Praise for ‘The Death Collectors.’
‘A fascinating and frightening take on the genre.’ Independent on Sunday
‘Kerley will truly scare the pants off his readers. This one’s another winner from a writer moving towards the top of the thriller heap.’ Publishers Weekly
‘Kerley, who writes like a house fire, has a boundless and truly ghastly imagination that’ll keep you awake long after you turn the last page.’ Kirkus
Praise for The ‘Hundredth Man’:
‘A chilling journey into a pitch-black mind.’ Michael Marshall
‘A sturdy hero with a clearcut mission and a setting that holds possibilities for fresh adventure. Kerley writes in a thrusting style that pushes the action from crime scene to autopsy table.’ New York Times Book Review
‘Kerley jacks up the tension effectively, building to an all-stops-out climax. The plot is a treasure chest of interlocked pieces.’ BooklistAbout the Author:
Jack Kerley worked in advertising and teaching before becoming a full-time novelist. He lives in Newport, Kentucky, but also spends a good deal of time in Southern Alabama, the setting for the Carson Ryder books. He is married with two children.
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Book Description 2007-05-01., 2007. Book Condition: New. Harper. New Ed. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 544pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1743998
Book Description Harper Collins Publ. UK, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007214340