/ Key title A brilliant new psychological serial killer thriller featuring homicide detective Carson Ryder, hero of the bestselling 'The Hundredth Man' and 'The Death Collectors.' / 'The Hundredth Man' was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller. / A powerful and original voice and a truly shocking thriller for fans of Tess Gerritsen and Karin Slaughter. / Highly visible marketing campaign combined with brilliantly effective new cover approach. / Competition: James Patterson's Alex Cross novels, Harlan Coben, Michael Connelly and John Connolly
Jack Kerley worked in advertising and teaching before becoming a full-time novelist. He lives in Newport, Kentucky, but also spends a good deal of time in Southern Alabama, the setting for the Carson Ryder books. He is married with two children.
Praise for `The Broken Souls':
`As good as his first... superb stuff.' Independent on Sunday
Praise for `The Death Collectors.'
`A fascinating and frightening take on the genre.' Independent on Sunday
`Kerley will truly scare the pants off his readers. This one's another winner from a writer moving towards the top of the thriller heap.' Publishers Weekly
`Kerley, who writes like a house fire, has a boundless and truly ghastly imagination that'll keep you awake long after you turn the last page.' Kirkus
Praise for The `Hundredth Man':
`A chilling journey into a pitch-black mind.' Michael Marshall
`A sturdy hero with a clearcut mission and a setting that holds possibilities for fresh adventure. Kerley writes in a thrusting style that pushes the action from crime scene to autopsy table.' New York Times Book Review
`Kerley jacks up the tension effectively, building to an all-stops-out climax. The plot is a treasure chest of interlocked pieces.' Booklist