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Fred Carver Mystery Series, Book 2
by John Lutz
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 A serial killer claims the life of Fred Carver's eight-year-old son, sending the ex-cop on a mad hunt for vengeance

A year ago, Fred Carver was nothing but a disabled ex-cop whose career, marriage, and family were all little more than fading memories. But then, while working as a private detective, he met Edwina Talbot, and ten months of life together has made him happier than he has been in years. But fate does not let men like Fred Carver stay happy for long.

On the eve of a visit from his ex-wife and their two children, tragedy upends his new life. As if Florida in July weren't hot enough, a madman is on a killing spree with a homemade flamethrower. After Fred's eight-year-old son becomes the third victim, a man who has spent his life trying to catch murderers now has some killing to do of his own.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Lutz including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.

 A serial killer claims the life of Fred Carver's eight-year-old son, sending the ex-cop on a mad hunt for vengeance

A year ago, Fred Carver was nothing but a disabled ex-cop whose career, marriage, and family were all little more than fading memories. But then, while working as a private detective, he met Edwina Talbot, and ten months of life together has made him happier than he has been in years. But fate does not let men like Fred Carver stay happy for long.

On the eve of a visit from his ex-wife and their two children, tragedy upends his new life. As if Florida in July weren't hot enough, a madman is on a killing spree with a homemade flamethrower. After Fred's eight-year-old son becomes the third victim, a man who has spent his life trying to catch murderers now has some killing to do of his own.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Lutz including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.

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  • For over forty years, John Lutz (b. 1939) has been one of the premier voices in contemporary hard-boiled fiction, producing dozens of novels and over 250 short stories. His earliest success came with the Alo Nudger series, set in his hometown of St. Louis. Tropical Heat introduced Fred Carver, a Florida detective whom Lutz followed in ten novels. More recently, he has produced five books in the Frank Quinn serial killer series. Lutz is a former president of the Mystery Writers of America, and his many honors include lifetime achievement awards from the Short Mystery Fiction Society and the Private Eye Writers of America. He lives in St. Louis.

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