by Al Lamanda
Pub Date: 11/20/18
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-948338-26-4
Critical Acclaim for Sunrise:
“This thriller sequel (after the Edgar-nominated Sunset) moves at a blistering pace right from the start. Lamanda’s brusque paladinlike protagonist is just the guy for readers who like a damaged hero struggling with family concerns.”
“Al Lamanda’s spectacular Sunset was nominated
for the Edgar Best Novel Award with the likes of Dennis Lehane, Walter Mosley and Jesse Kellerman. Exceedingly good company. One of the best new mystery writers you have yet to hear of, Lamanda follows his smashing John Bekker debut with the breathtaking Sunrise. Lamanda’s finely spun prose rivets you to the page, guaranteeing a fast and furious read. An exceptional new crime fiction series arises!”
—Julia Spencer-Fleming, New York Times bestselling author of Through the Evil Days
John Bekker, the downtrodden hero of Sunset, returns to face his greatest challenge yet. When Bekker’s old friend, state prosecutor Carly Simms, wakes up next to a murdered young man in a motel room after a night of drinking, she doesn’t remember a thing—and certainly not stabbing the young man in the heart.
Although all the evidence points to her guilt, Simms hires Bekker to prove her innocence. Bekker soon finds himself ensnared in a deadly game of cat and mouse. The murder victim was raised in an orphanage in Utah, and Bekker makes the startling discovery that other young men from the same orphanage are being murdered around the country. To clear Carly Simms, Bekker must connect the dots and find whoever is responsible for the other killings. As he gathers evidence and closes in on a suspect, Bekker and his family become targets. The stakes are high, the race is on and there can be only one winner. Sunrise is a fast-paced
whodunit that will leave you breathless.