The Blue Edge of Midnight

The Blue Edge of Midnight

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Max Freeman's old life ended on a night that will haunt him for ever. The night he killed a twelve-year-old child in self-defence 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. And then he finds the corpse of a child beside an ancient river, and Freeman's past explodes into the present. He is thrust into the centre of the search for a serial killer, distrusted as an outsider by the longtime residents of the Glades and considered a suspect by the police. Freeman must walk a 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 murderer more

Product details

  • Hardback | 272 pages
  • 165 x 244 x 31mm | 568g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752853384
  • 9780752853383

About Jonathon King

Jonathon King, a journalist for twenty years, began his career at the Philadelphia Daily News. He has covered crime and criminal courts and is now a national award-winning news feature writer for the South Florida more

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Shortlisted for first novel in the Edgar Awards (2002) REVIEWS'This first-rate debut novel by an experienced journalist illuminates the battle between conservation and human expansion, delivering a thoroughly good read and makes full use of its exotic setting.' MORNING STAR PRESSINDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY - reviewMORNING STAR - reviewTHE PETERBOROUGH EVEING TELEGRAPH - feature review and competitionTHE GOOD BOOK GUIDE - reviewNEW BOOKS.MAG - reviewCRIME TIME - reshow more

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