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THE HUNDREDTH MAN

Kerley, Jack

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ISBN 10: 052594821X / ISBN 13: 9780525948216
Published by E P Dutton, New York, 2004
Hardcover
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Title: THE HUNDREDTH MAN

Publisher: E P Dutton, New York

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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When cryptic messages are discovered on the bodies of a pair of murder victims, Alabama police detective Carson Ryder and veteran officer Harry Nautilus find themselves embroiled in a mysterious public relations debate that forces Ryder to seek help from his murderer convict brother. 125,000 first printing.

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"The Hundredth Man has a crackerjack plot and wonderfully original rapid-fire prose. Jack Kerley is a writer to watch. And read."
--David Baldacci, New York Times bestselling author of Split Second

"Kerley's first novel is explosively good, a nuanced look at the dark underbelly of contemporary society that reads like a cross between Thomas Harris and F. Scott Fitzgerald."
--The Sun (Baltimore)

"[The Hundredth Man is a] narrative locomotive of a first novel. Kerley jacks up the tension effectively with nicely placed jumps between Carson's narration and the tortured thoughts of the killer, building up to an all-stops-out climax. ... Powerful. ... Compelling. ... Kerley's plot is a treasure chest of interlocked pieces."
--Booklist (starred review)

"The Hundredth Man is a distinctive thriller that starts out with a most unusual bang and leads leading junior police detective Carson Ryder and his veteran partner to investigate what's behind the sudden surge of corpses on their Mobile, Alabama, beat."
--Publishers Weekly

"This is a pitch-perfect psychological thriller."
--Library Journal (starred review)

"A serial killer novel with a difference: smartly written, densely plotted... The whole story is told in prose as inventive ... as a fight to the death between embattled virtue and monstrous evil ought to be."
--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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