The first thing youshould know about me is that my name is not Carter Blake. That name no more belongs to me than the hotel room I was occupying when thecall came in.
When Caleb Wardell, the infamous “Chicago Sniper,” escapesfrom death row two weeks before his execution, the FBI calls on the services ofCarter Blake, a man with certain specialized talents whose skills lie infinding those who don’t want to be found—a man to whom Wardell is no stranger.
Along with Elaine Banner, an ambitious special agentjuggling life as a single mother with her increasingly high-flying career,Blake must track Wardell down as he cuts a swathe across America, apparentlykilling at random.
But Blake and Banner soon find themselves sidelined from thecase. And as they try desperately to second-guess a man who kills purely forthe thrill of it, they uncover a hornet’s nest of lies and corruption. NowBlake must break the rules and go head-to-head with the FBI if he is to stopWardell and expose a deadly conspiracy that will rock the country.
Slick, fast-paced, and assured, The Killing Season is the first novel in the gripping new CarterBlake series.