The next in the bestselling series of psychological thrillers featuring Carson Ryder, the detective with a unique perspective on serial killers
Soon after witnessing the escape of violent psychopath Bobby Crayline from prison, Alabaman detective Carson Ryder takes a rare break in the mountains. But his vacation is interrupted when an anonymous phone call summons him to the scene of a grisly murder.
With more savage killings, and the heavy-handed FBI only inflaming the situation, Ryder and local detective Donna Cherry sift through the increasingly bizarre clues. Is there more than one killer on the loose? And how does Carson’s clinically insane brother, Jeremy, now on the run, fit into the picture?
It is down to Ryder to unearth horrors from the past that others believe should remain buried…
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Praise for the Carson Ryder series:
'Superb stuff' 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
'A fascinating and frightening take on the genre' Independent on Sunday
'A chilling journey into a pitch-black mind' Michael Marshall, author of The Straw Men trilogy
'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
'Superb… fantastic' Sunday ExpressAbout 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 his Carson Ryder series, starting with 'The Hundredth Man'. He is married with two children.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007328133
Book Description Harper Collins Ome, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007328133