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Author Alan JacobsonA Note from John: "I recently read an advance copy of THE DARKNESS OF EVIL, the upcoming Karen Vail novel by Alan Jacobson. It tells the story of Roscoe Lee Marcks, one of history's most notorious serial killers, who sits in a maximum-security prison serving a life sentence - until he stages a brutal and well-executed escape. Although the US Marshals Service's fugitive task force enlists the help of FBI profiler Karen Vail to launch a no-holds-barred manhunt, the savvy and elusive Marcks has other plans - which include killing his own daughter. As the pressure builds to catch Marcks, Vail turns to the retired profiling legend responsible for Marcks's original capture, who may just hold the key to stopping him.

"John Sandford compares THE DARKNESS OF EVIL to THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, calling it "smoothly written, intricately plotted," and "impressive," while fellow New York Times bestseller Phillip Margolin says THE DARKNESS OF EVIL is "slick" and "full of very clever twists. Karen Vail is one tough heroine!"

I continue to be impressed with Alan's tightly written, meticulously researched stories. His writing is tight and his plots deliver anticipation and suspense at every turn. Karen Vail is a complex, enduring character, with a supporting cast that is second to none.

VJ Books is proud to announce that Alan Jacobson has once again selected Norwood Press to publish the limited hardcover release of this exciting new title. THE DARKNESS OF EVIL is the sixth Norwood Press publication that began with the 2011 release of INMATE 1577, followed by HARD TARGET (2012), NO WAY OUT (2013), SPECTRUM (2014) and last year's celebrated release of THE LOST CODEX.

THE DARKNESS OF EVIL is scheduled for release on March 3, 2017, and we will be launching a FANFARE crowd funding campaign for this project after the first of the year."

Jacobson is the National Bestselling Author of several critically acclaimed thrillers. Alan's two decades of research and training with the FBI's profiling unit, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the US Marshals Service, Scotland Yard, SWAT, and branches of the US military have helped shape the stories he tells and the characters that populate his novels. The San Francisco Chronicle stated that "Alan Jacobson researches his books like a good newspaper reporter, and then pushes the envelope into reality more thoroughly than the typical crime novel could ever allow."

Alan's novels have made numerous "Top 10 Best Books of the Year" lists and five have been optioned by Hollywood. His main series character, FBI Profiler Karen Vail, was culled from several years of work with the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit and tracks unintentionally closely to the real female FBI profiler, with whom Alan has worked for more than fifteen years.

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The Lost Codex
Signed Limited Edition

The Lost Codex by Alan Jacobson

Spectrum
Signed Limited Ed.

Spectrum by Alan Jacobson

No Way Out
Signed Limited Ed.

No Way Out by Alan Jacobson

Hard Target
Signed First Edition

Hard Target by Alan Jacobson

Inmate 1577
Signed First Edition

Inmate 1577 by Alan Jacobson

Velocity
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Velocity by Alan Jacobson
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Jacobson, Alan | 7th Victim, The | First Edition Book Jacobson, Alan | 7th Victim, The | First Edition Book

First Edition Hardcover Book 2008 NY: Vanguard Press First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - 7th Victim, The (Signed First Edition) Jacobson, Alan | 7th Victim, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2008 NY: Perseus Publishing  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan | Crush | First Edition Book Jacobson, Alan | Crush | First Edition Book

First Edition Hardcover Book 2009 NY: Vanguard Press First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - Crush (Signed First Edition) Jacobson, Alan | Crush | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  September 2009 NY: Vanguard Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - Crush (Signed First Edition) Jacobson, Alan | Crush | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  September 2009 NY: Vanguard Press  First edition, first printing, fine in a near-fine (sealed tear) dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - Hard Target (Limited, Lettered) Jacobson, Alan | Hard Target | Signed & Lettered Limited Edition Book

Limited Lettered Edition.  July 2012 OR: Norwood Press  Limited lettered edition, signed by Alan Jacobson, lettered A-Z, bound in 1/4 leather with marbled boards, housed in a custom slipcase.

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Jacobson, Alan - Hard Target (Signed LTD, Numbered) Jacobson, Alan | Hard Target | Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Book

Limited Numbered Hardcover Book. July 2012 OR: Norwood Press Limited numbered edition, numbered, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Limited to one of 500.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - Hard Target (Signed First Edition) Jacobson, Alan | Hard Target | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 2012 OR: Norwood Press First edition, numbered, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - Inmate 1577 (Limited, Numbered) Jacobson, Alan | Inmate 1577 | Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Book

Limited Edition Hardcover Book.  July 2011 OR: Norwood Press  Limited Numbered Edition, hand signed by Alan Jacobson. Numbered editions are numbered 1-100, in custom slipcase.

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Jacobson, Alan - Inmate 1577 (Signed First Edition) Jacobson, Alan | Inmate 1577 | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. July 2011 OR: Norwood Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan | Lost Codex T-Shirt | Large & XL Jacobson, Alan | Lost Codex T-Shirt | Large & XL

Color-printed Large or XL adult white cotton T-Shirt with LOST CODEX jacket art

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Jacobson, Alan | Lost Codex, The | Signed & Lettered Limited Edition Book Jacobson, Alan | Lost Codex, The | Signed & Lettered Limited Edition Book

Limited Lettered Edition. 2015 OR: Norwood Press  Limited lettered edition, signed by Alan Jacobson, lettered A-Z, bound in 1/4 leather with marbled boards, housed in a custom slipcase.

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Jacobson, Alan | Lost Codex, The | Signed Numbered LTD Edition Book Jacobson, Alan | Lost Codex, The | Signed Numbered LTD Edition Book

Limited Numbered Hardcover Book. October 2015 OR: Norwood Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Limited to 500 copies.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - No Way Out (Limited, Lettered) Jacobson, Alan | No Way Out | Signed & Lettered Limited Edition Book

Limited Lettered Edition. September 2013 OR: Norwood Press Limited Lettered edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in 1/4 leather, marble boards and deluxe slipcase, signed and dedicated to the sponsor by the author.  Limited to one of 26 copies.   A Suspense Magazine "Best Book of 2013"!

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Jacobson, Alan - No Way Out (Limited, Numbered) Jacobson, Alan | No Way Out | Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Book

Author Signed and Numbered Hardcover Book. September 2013 OR: Norwood Press Limited numbered edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed and numbered by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Limited to one of 500 copies.   A Suspense Magazine "Best Book of 2013"!

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Jacobson, Alan | No Way Out | Signed First Edition Book Jacobson, Alan | No Way Out | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book 2013 NY: Norwood Press First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Kickstarter Edition. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - No Way Out T-Shirt Jacobson, Alan | No Way Out T-Shirt

Available September 2013.  Medium, Large, or XL Adult T-Shirt with NO WAY OUT cover art on the back.

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Jacobson, Alan - Spectrum (Limited, Lettered)son, Alan - Hard Target (Limited, Lettered) Jacobson, Alan | Spectrum | Signed & Lettered Limited Edition Book

Limited Lettered Edition.  August 2014 OR: Norwood Press  Limited lettered edition, signed by Alan Jacobson, lettered A-Z, bound in 1/4 leather with marbled boards, housed in a custom slipcase.

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Jacobson, Alan - Spectrum (Signed LTD, Numbered) Jacobson, Alan | Spectrum | Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Book

Limited Numbered Hardcover Book. August 2014 OR: Norwood Press Limited numbered edition, numbered, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Limited to one of 500.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - Spectrum (Signed LTD, Numbered) Jacobson, Alan | Spectrum | Signed & Numbered Limited Edition Book

Limited Numbered Hardcover Book Dedicated to Sponsors. September 2014 OR: Norwood Press Limited numbered edition, numbered, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Extremely limited edition with dedication page with names of Kickstarter sponsors.

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Jacobson, Alan | Spectrum | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy Jacobson, Alan | Spectrum | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Signed Advance Reading Copy. 2014 NY: Open Road Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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Jacobson, Alan - Spectrum (Signed LTD, Numbered) Jacobson, Alan | Spectrum | Signed First Edition Book

Limited Numbered Hardcover Book. August 2014 OR: Norwood Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Jacobson, Alan - The Karen Vail Trilogy Vol. 1 w/ Slipcase: 7th Victim, Crush, Velocity (Signed First Edition LTD) Jacobson, Alan | The Karen Vail Trilogy Vol. 1 w/ Slipcase: 7th Victim, Crush, Velocity | Signed Limited Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2008-2010 NY: Vanguard Press  The Karen Vail Trilogy Volume 1. by Alan Jacobson, first editions, first printings, mint, new/unread in flawless dust jackets, in a triple-wide foil-stamped slipcase, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Limited Edition.

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Jacobson, Alan - The Karen Vail Trilogy Vol. 2 w/ Slipcase: Inmate 1577, No Way Out, Spectrum (Signed First Edition LTD) Jacobson, Alan | The Karen Vail Trilogy Vol. 2 w/ Slipcase: Inmate 1577, No Way Out, Spectrum | Signed Limited Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2011-2014 NY: Norwood Press  The Karen Vail Trilogy Volume 2. by Alan Jacobson, first editions, first printings, mint, new/unread in flawless dust jackets, in a triple-wide foil-stamped slipcase, signed by the author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Limited Edition.

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Jacobson, Alan - Velocity (Signed ARC) Jacobson, Alan | Velocity | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Signed Advance Reading Copy.  October 2010 NY: Vanguard Press  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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Jacobson, Alan - Velocity (Signed First Edition) Jacobson, Alan | Velocity | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  October 2010 NY: Vanguard Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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OPSIG Team Black Series

  1. The Hunted - 2002
  2. Hard Target - 2012*
  3. The Lost Codex - 2015*

Karen Vail Series

  1. The 7th Victim - 2008
  2. Crush - 2009
  3. Velocity - 2010
  4. Inmate 1577 - 2012*
  5. No Way Out - 2013*
  6. Spectrum - 2014*
  7. Darkness of Evil - March 2017*

Standalone Thrillers

  • False Accusations - 1999

Short Stories

  • Fatal Twist
  • Double Take

*Also available in a Norwood Press Limited Edition


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