By Jonathon King
Along with his first novel The Blue fringe of dead night, 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 fashionable crime novel" (Michael Connelly). And, in a starred evaluate, Publishers Weekly in comparison King to James corridor, Robert Parker, and James Lee Burke. Now, in a visual Darkness, King offers one other gripping, unforgettable tale. Max Freeman is looking for shelter from the prevalent demons of his former lifestyles 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, lawyer Billy Manchester. there was a contemporary string of suspicious deaths-all aged girls, all from a bad local, and all with giant and lately sold-off coverage policies-which the police were not able, or unwilling, to enquire. Billy believes anything sinister could be at paintings, and so, to assist his pal, Max needs to reluctantly pry the place he is not sought after, and act just like the cop he is attempting to omit he was once. to find an unseen killer, Max will confront not just the risks of a forgotten Florida cityscape, however the unforeseen and darkish corners of his personal previous to boot. choked with twists, turns, and a wide ranging evocation of a infrequently glimpsed underside of recent the US, a visual Darkness confirms Jonathon King's position on the leading edge of a brand new new release of crime novelists.
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It had been a fiasco until I got my balance and began to feel the water. Without my friend in the other seat of the double, I would have flipped a dozen times. But the quiet isolation on a liquid artery through the middle of the city was something I never forgot. Here, the canoe paddling was different, but the isolation had the same feeling. I made it into the tree canopy just as the storms first drops started pattering through the leaves. It was several degrees cooler in the shade tunnel, and I drifted while putting on an old Temple University T-shirt.
Billy’s famous connections, I thought. But back in his office he’d admitted that without the cooperation and inside knowledge of the insurance carrier his abilities were limited. McCane picked at the fish, washing nearly every bite down with his tea. “You know why Manchester’s bringing you in on this? Cause unless you got some kinda inside track I don’t know about, I’m not sure how it’s gonna help,” McCane said. I didn’t answer because I didn’t know myself. “Maybe you know people we can use for an inside look, cause I’m tellin’ you, the incident reports are damn thin and I ain’t gonna get shit from the relatives,” McCane said.
He’d know the legalese. But I could translate well enough. They were trying to kick me off my river. 5 That night I dreamed of sleeping in the old brass bed with a down comforter pulled up against the cold. The baseboard heater was ticking as its metal expanded and then contracted in its nightlong work against leaky windows and weather stripping. But the shrill ringing was a different, jarring sound. I fumbled with the phone and muttered into the receiver and my father’s graveled, booze-laced voice was on the other end.
A Visible Darkness (Max Freeman Novels) by Jonathon King