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Edgar-award winning author Jonathon King is the creator of the Max Freeman crime series set in the Everglades and on the hard streets of urban South Florida. In his previous career as a journalist, he was a police and court reporter for 24 years with the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale and the Philadelphia Daily News.

"I have basically cannibalized my past news writing career to create the crime novels I now write. I've been on dozens of crime scenes, sat for hours in courtrooms, spent three days in a Florida prison (as a guest) and interviewed too many cops and victims and criminals and traumatized family members."

"I've watched autopsies performed, sat in the back seat of a patrol car during a high-speed chase, had a gun pressed to the back of my head (mistaken for a dealer by an undercover cop) and sat in a bar with a detective watching a midget cocaine dealer lick the barbeque sauce off his stubby fingers while negotiating the sale of six kilos."

In 2000 King spent two wintry months alone in a mountain cabin in North Carolina hiding out and writing the manuscript for The Blue Edge of Midnight which won the 2002 Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American author.

After writing three more novels in the series, King quit journalism and now writes full time South Florida. His most recent work, Midnight Guardians, continues the Freeman series and is set in King's beloved Everglades where he canoes and airboats and tromps about regularly.

The Styx
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The Styx by Jonathon King

Acts of Nature
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Acts of Nature by Jonathon King

A Killing Night
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A Killing Night by Jonathon King

Midnight Guardians
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Midnight Guardians by Jonathon King

Shadow Men UK
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Shadow Men UK by Jonathon King

Eye of Vengeance
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Eye of Vengeance by Jonathon King

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Acts of Nature | King, Jonathon | Signed 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book King, Jonathon | Acts of Nature | Signed 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book

Author Signed Paperback Book 2008 NY: Signet Mass Market/Papberback, first printing, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Acts of Nature | King, Jonathon | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy King, Jonathon | Acts of Nature | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 2007 NY: Dutton Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Acts of Nature | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Acts of Nature | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2007 NY: Penguin  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Blue Edge of Midnight, The | King, Jonathon | Signed 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book King, Jonathon | Blue Edge of Midnight, The | Signed 1st Edition Mass Market Paperback Book

Author Signed Paperback Book 2003 NY: Onyx Mass Market/Papberback , later printing, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Eye of Vengeance | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Eye of Vengeance | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2006 NY: Putnam  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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Eye of Vengeance | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Eye of Vengeance | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2006 NY:  Dutton Adult    First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket,signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Killing Night, A | King, Jonathon | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy King, Jonathon | Killing Night, A | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC. 2005 NY: Dutton Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in flawless pictorial wrappers, signed by the author.

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Killing Night, A | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Killing Night, A | Signed First Edition Copy

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Killing Night, A | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Killing Night, A | Signed First Edition Copy

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Shadow Men | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Shadow Men | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2004 NY: Dutton  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Shadow Men | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition UK Book King, Jonathon | Shadow Men | Signed First Edition UK Copy

Author Signed UK Hardcover Book.  2004 LON: Orion  First U.K. 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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Styx, The | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Styx, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. August 2009 NY: Middle River Press   First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author. Limited to 1 of 1,000.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Visible Darkness, A | King, Jonathon | Signed Book Club Edition King, Jonathon | Visible Darkness, A | Signed Book Club Edition

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2010 NY: Dutton Book Club Edition, 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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Visible Darkness, A | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Visible Darkness, A | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book  2003 NY: Penguin  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author, remainder marked.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Visible Darkness, A | King, Jonathon | Signed First Edition Book King, Jonathon | Visible Darkness, A | Signed First Edition Copy

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Bibliography

Max Freeman Series

The Blue Edge of Midnight (2002)

A Visible Darkness (2003)

A Killing Night (2005)

Acts of Nature (2007)

Midnight Guardians (2010)

Standalone Novels

Eye of Vengeance (2006)

The Styx (2009)