THE DARKNESS OF EVIL - 1st Major Thriller of 2017!
THE DARKNESS OF EVIL, the upcoming Karen Vail novel by Alan
Jacobson, 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
to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, calling it “smoothly
written, intricately plotted,” and “impressive,” while fellow
bestseller Phillip Margolin says The Darkness of
is “slick” and “full of very clever twists. Karen Vail is one
THE DARKNESS OF EVIL is another one of Alan’s tightly
written, meticulously researched stories. The 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.
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.
Norwood Press is using their Crowd Funding Platform,
FANFARE, to finance this exciting new title.
THE DARKNESS OF EVIL is scheduled for release in March 2017.
Alan Jacobson created Karen Vail - one of the most
compelling heroes in suspense fiction, earning acclaim from James Patterson,
Nelson DeMille, and Michael Connelly - after seven years of working with two
senior profilers at the Federal Bureau of Investigation's legendary Behavioral
Analysis Unit. Over the years, Vail has tangled with the worst serial killers
America has to offer. But none compares to Roscoe Lee Marcks.