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Fair Warning (2020)

The hero of The Poet and The Scarecrow is back. Jack McEvoy, the journalist who never backs down, tracks a serial killer who has been operating completely under the radar – until now.

Veteran reporter Jack McEvoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, he realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he’s ever encountered.

Jack investigates – against the warnings of the police and his own editor – and makes a shocking discovery that connects the crime to other mysterious deaths across the country. Undetected by law enforcement, a vicious killer has been hunting women, using genetic data shared by the victims themselves to select and stalk his targets.

Uncovering the murkiest corners of the dark web, Jack races to find and protect the last source who can lead him to his quarry. But the killer has already chosen his next target, and he’s ready to strike.

Fair Warning is available in the USA, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. The audiobook is read by Peter Giles–listen to an excerpt. Read an excerpt from the book and reviews. Watch a video introduction. How well do you know Jack McEvoy? Play the trivia game. A signed leather-bound limited edition version was published by Easton Press.


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