Blue Edge of Midnight

By: King, Jonathon

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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

Author Name: King, Jonathon

Categories: Crime Fiction,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 2002

ISBN Number: 0525946438

ISBN Number 13: 9780525946434

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: fine Jacket

Inscription: Signed

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.

Keywords: Collectible - Like New; Signed; First Edition; Dust Jacket - Like New,