By Jonathon King
Along with his first novel The Blue fringe of Midnight, Jonathon King was once praised for his "powerful storytelling" (San Diego Union-Tribune), for his "stunning" and "superb" writing (Pittsburgh Tribune), and for including "new dimensions to the trendy crime novel" (Michael Connelly). And, in a starred overview, Publishers Weekly in comparison King to James corridor, Robert Parker, and James Lee Burke.
Now, in A obvious Darkness, King offers one other gripping, unforgettable tale. Max Freeman is looking for safe haven from the established demons of his former existence as a Philadelphia police officer, in his secluded shack deep within the Everglades. yet his self-imposed isolation is inter-rupted while he gets a determined name from his ally, legal professional Billy Manchester. there was a contemporary string of suspicious deaths-all aged ladies, all from a terrible local, and all with massive and lately sold-off assurance policies-which the police were not able, or unwilling, to enquire. Billy believes whatever sinister will be at paintings, and so, to aid his pal, Max needs to reluctantly pry the place he isn't sought after, and act just like the cop he is attempting to disregard he was once.
to find an unseen killer, Max will confront not just the hazards of a forgotten Florida cityscape, however the unforeseen and darkish corners of his personal prior to boot. full of twists, turns, and a wide ranging evocation of a hardly glimpsed underside of contemporary the US, A noticeable Darkness confirms Jonathon King's position on the leading edge of a brand new new release of crime novelists.
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