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The night stalker: a novel of suspense

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Hard-edged, evocative, brilliantly paced, James Swain's novels of crime and punishment in South Florida delve into a shadowy realm where criminals, victims, and cops share the same truths, the same lies, and sometimes even the same nightmares. Abb Grimes is famous. Just ask the ghoulish tourists who flock to his former home to take photographs. Years ago, Grimes killed eighteen women, some never found. As the head of the Broward County Missing Persons Unit, Jack Carpenter was intimately involved in the Grimes case. Now, days away from execution, the notorious serial killer reaches out to ex-cop Carpenter with a surprising request. Abb Grimes' grandson was lured from his home. The cops are convinced the boy's father--Abb's troubled son, Jed--is behind the boy's disappearance, but Jack's not so sure. With a personal connection to the kidnapped child, Carpenter takes the case, and that's when the situation goes from terrifying to fatal. There's another gruesome murder, and once again the evidence points straight to Jed. Have the unspeakable sins of his father taken root within this troubled young man? Carpenter races against time and a police department that wants his help but rejects his aggressive style as he searches through an underworld of predators, assembling the jagged pieces of a depraved puzzle, desperate to put an end to a murderous stalker's blood-soaked rampage. With unremitting action and skillfully polished prose, bestselling author James Swain has written his most riveting thriller yet, delving even deeper into the fascinating psyche of misbehaving crusader Jack Carpenter. A hero immersed in the evil that is his prey, Carpenter battles a stunning betrayal--and a horrendous danger no one saw coming. From the Hardcover edition.
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Abb Grimes is famous. Just ask the ghoulish tourists who flock to his former home to take photographs. Years ago, Grimes killed eighteen women, some never found. As the head of the Broward County Missing Persons Unit, Jack Carpenter was intimately involved in the Grimes case. Now, days away from execution, the notorious serial killer reaches out to ex-cop Carpenter with a surprising request.
Abb Grimes' grandson was lured from his home. The cops are convinced the boy's father–Abb's troubled son, Jed–is behind the boy' s disappearance, but Jack's not so sure. With a personal connection to the kidnapped child, Carpenter takes the case, and that's when the situation goes from terrifying to fatal. There's another gruesome murder, and once again the evidence points straight to Jed. Have the unspeakable sins of his father taken root within this troubled young man?
Carpenter races against time and a police department that wants his help but rejects his aggressive style as he searches through an underworld of predators, assembling the jagged pieces of a depraved puzzle, desperate to put an end to a murderous stalker' s blood-soaked rampage.
With unremitting action and skillfully polished prose, bestselling author James Swain has written his most riveting thriller yet, delving even deeper into the fascinating psyche of misbehaving crusader Jack Carpenter. A hero immersed in the evil that is his prey, Carpenter battles a stunning betrayal–and a horrendous danger no one saw coming.
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, American
Florida -- Fiction
Prisoners -- Fiction
Private investigators -- Florida -- Fiction
Serial murderers -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
title_display The night stalker : a novel of suspense
title_full The Night Stalker Jack Carpenter Series, Book 2
The night stalker : a novel of suspense / James Swain
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Fiction
Mystery
Prisoners
Private investigators
Serial murderers
Thriller