Jacob Stone is the byline chosen by award-winning author Dave Zeltserman for his new Morris Brick series of serial-killer thrillers, which he launched with his acclaimed novel Deranged. His crime, mystery and horror fiction has won top praise and has been translated into six languages. His novels Small Crimes and Pariah were both named by the Washington Post as best books of the year. Small Crimes topped National Public Radio’s list of best crime and mystery novels of 2008 and has been produced as a feature film. Dave lives in the Boston area. His website is www.davezeltserman.com.
Crazedby Jacob Stone
L.A. detective Morris Brick has seen the face of evil. He has witnessed the grisly handiwork of a deranged sadist known as SCK—the Skull Cracker Killer. But Brick isn’t the/b>/b>/i>
“A dark and different serial killer novel that will haunt the reader long after the book is closed.” —John Lutz on Deranged
L.A. detective Morris Brick has seen the face of evil. He has witnessed the grisly handiwork of a deranged sadist known as SCK—the Skull Cracker Killer. But Brick isn’t the only one watching. A crazed lunatic’s interest in the case has turned into a deadly obsession. This sicko vows to outdo SCK and reach new heights of macabre mayhem. The mounting body count is a personal challenge to Brick. But as he lays his trap, he can hardly imagine the evil he is about to face . . .
Praise for Deranged, the first Morris Brick thriller
“A fascinating and exciting blend of misdirection, topsy-turvy, and violence.” —Reed Farrel Coleman
“Grisly fun. It’s James Ellroy meets Alfred Hitchcock on the psychotic side of the street.” —Paul Levine
“Compelling, thrilling, and frightening.” —Vincent Zandri