DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN
by J. Carson Black
“A strong new voice in American crime fiction.”- T. Jefferson Parker, author of IRON RIVER
A LAURA CARDINAL CRIME TRILLER
Laura Cardinal Homicide Detective, Arizona Department of Public Safety. Expert in bringing justice to murder victims of vicious killers. Packs a SIG Sauer P226 9mm. She travel to small towns with limited resources to investigate homicides.
In Bisbee, Arizona, a fourteen-year-old girl has been found murdered in the park band shell. A matchbook with an online chat name is left behind. Laura knows what she is up against … a cunning predator hunting young girls on the Internet. Laura’s case propels her from a lavish Tucson estate to the secretive heart of north Florida town. But just as she homes in on the killer, another child goes missing. As Laura races to save the girl, ghosts from her past pull her into a tangeled and dangerous web, aiding a determined killer who plans to stop her at all costs.
J. Carson Black’s critically acclaimed Laura Cardinal Series includes DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN, DARK SIDE OF THE MOON, and THE DEVIL’S HOUR. Her thriller THE SHOP, has sold more than 140,000 copies since publication in March 2011. J. Carson Black is a native of Arizona and lives in Tucson.