Jack McEvoy is at the end of the line as a crime reporter. Forced to take a buy-out from the LA Times, he's got 30 days left on the job. His last assignment? Training his replacement, a low-cost reporter just out of J-school. But Jack has other plans for his exit. He is going to go out with a bang - a final story that will win the newspaper journalism's highest honor - a Pulitzer prize. Jack focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer from the projects who has confessed to police that he brutally raped and ...
Jack McEvoy is at the end of the line as a crime reporter. Forced to take a buy-out from the LA Times, he's got 30 days left on the job. His last assignment? Training his replacement, a low-cost reporter just out of J-school. But Jack has other plans for his exit. He is going to go out with a bang - a final story that will win the newspaper journalism's highest honor - a Pulitzer prize. Jack focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer from the projects who has confessed to police that he brutally raped and strangled one of his crack clients. Jack convinces Alonzo's mother to co-operate with his investigation into the possibility of her son's innocence. But Jack's real intention is to use his access to report and write a story that explains how societal dysfunction and neglect created a 16-year-old killer. But as Jack delves into the story he soon realises that Alonzo's so-called confession is bogus, and Jack is soon off and running on the biggest story he's had since The Poet crossed his path twelve years before. This time Jack is onto a killer who has worked completely below police and FBI radar. His investigation leads him into the digital world of data collocation services where server farms are watched over by techs who liken themselves to scarecrows - keeping the birds of prey off their clients' data. But Jack inadvertently set off a digital tripwire and the killer - the Scarecrow - now knows he's coming...
Fine in Fine jacket. Signed by Author(s) 0316166308 First Print. Signed in person by the author directly on the title page. NOT inscribed, clipped or otherwise marked. Dust jacket in protective cover and shipped in a box.
Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. First UK edition first printing of the second Jack McEvoy thriller. SIGNED by the author on the title page. In near fine / near fine condition. Glued binding. 448 p. Audience: General/trade.
Very Good in Fine dust jacket. 9780752875859. Signed by Connelly, and dated June 1, 2009. A bump to the bottom corner. The latest casualty of corporate downsizing at the Los Angeles Times, reporter Jack McEvoy decides to end his career with a story about a young drug dealer's arrest for and confession to murder.; Signed by Author.
Very good in fine dust jacket. BM1-A first edition hardcover book signed by author in near fine condition that has some info stamped on the bottom page edges in fine dust jacket that is mylar protected. #1 bestselling author Michael Connelly brings back the hero of The poet in a terrifying new thriller. 9.5"x6.5", 419 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Fine in fine jacket. This book in in like-new condition showing no signs of wear. Tight binding, sharp corners, clear and crisp paging with no markings, writing, or soiling. Jacket is pristine all around showing no signs of wear or rubbing. In protective sleeve. Not price clipped. First edition so stated. Number line complete. Signed by the author in person, signature only.
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