A gripping, page-turner of a crime thriller
J. D. BARKER is the international best-selling author of Forsaken, a finalist for the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Debut Novel. In addition, he has been asked to coauthor a prequel to Dracula by the Stoker family. Barker splits his time between Englewood, Florida, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Praise for The Fifth to Die:
`J.D. Barker is a one-of-a-kind writer and that's a rare and special thing. Stephen King comes to mind and Lee Child, John Sanford. All one-of-a-kinds. Don't miss anything J.D. writes.' James Patterson
`Superbly paced, beautifully constructed evocation of evil' Daily Mail
`A gritty thriller that gets right under your skin' HEAT
`Chillingly written' Woman
`Barker spins a serpentine and sometimes gruesome
tale... Sparse and cinematic, the pages fly by.' Press Association
Praise for J.D. Barker:
`The Fourth Monkey has one of the most ingenious openings that
I've read in years. This thriller never disappoints.'
`Superbly constructed and immaculately paced, this is one of the
few serial killer thrillers that bears comparison with Thomas
Harris's 1981 masterpiece Red Dragon.'
The Daily Mail
`A talented writer with a delightfully devious mind.'
`Not since Hannibal Lecter had a friend for dinner has a serial
killer been so skillfully rendered on the page.'
Taylor Elmore, Writer/Producer of Justified and Limitless
`A labyrinth of madness and a macabre charnel house of mirrors,
The Fourth Monkey is a 1st-rate, devilish thriller.'
Eric Rickstad, New York Times bestselling author of The Names Of Dead Girls
`Gripping, addictive, and devilishly clever. From its opening
salvo The Fourth Monkey grabs you and never lets go. J. D. Barker
is a stunning new talent.'
Barry Lancet, award-winning author of Tokyo Kill and Pacific Burn
`A chillingly delicious page-turner.'
New York Times Bestselling Author, Kelley Armstrong
`Creepy, scary... and impossible to put down! The Fourth Monkey
is everything a thriller should be-a must read!'
Heather Graham, New York Times bestselling author