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Featuring ex-cop Max Freeman, "The Blue Edge of Midnight" marks the debut of a powerful new crime series.
""The Blue Edge of Midnight" is a terrific book that begins the run of a great new talent in Jonathon King. From start to finish it is full of true character and jagged surprises. King adds new dimensions of depth and substance to the modern crime novel." ("Michael Connelly")
Max Freeman's old life ended on a night that will haunt him forever. The night he killed a twelve-year-old child in self-defense in a Philadelphia shootout. The night he stopped being a cop. Now he lives an existence of solitary confinement on the edge of the Florida Everglades, where he answers to no one but the demons that eat away at his conscience.
Until the night he finds the corpse of a child beside an ancient river. The night Max Freeman's past explodes into the present.
Suddenly, Freeman is thrust into the center of the search for a killer responsible for a string of grisly slayings that is baffling both local authorities and the F.B.I. Distrusted as an outsider by the longtime residents of the Glades and pulled into the case as suspect by the police, Freeman must walk a tenuous tightrope of distrust on both sides of the law. When another child goes missing, all eyes turn to Freeman-and the ex-cop, driven by his old habits and the memories of that long-ago Philadelphia midnight, knows that he has no choice but to hunt down the seemingly unstoppable murderer himself.
An electrifying story of crime, punishment, and one man's personal redemption played out against a backdrop of wild natural beauty in conflict with the modern urban world, "The Blue Edge of Midnight" heralds the arrivalof a stunning new voice in contemporary crime fiction.
Title: Blue Edge of Midnight
Categories: Crime Fiction,
Edition: First Edition. First Printing.
Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2002
ISBN Number: 0525946438
ISBN Number 13: 9780525946434
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: fine Jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 000314
Description: 259 pp. (2) 8vo. Author's first novel. Signed and dated (4/20/02) by author on title page. Jacket is protected by an archival Brodart cover.