The Hundredth Man
got me, and got me good - I
thought I'd skim a few pages before bed and before I knew it,
it was two o'clock in the morning and I was sitting in a once
hot, but now barely tepid bath tub, turning the final pages.
Although there are a number of gruesome murders in The
the violence didn't seem gratuitous -
something that has turned me off a number of thriller writers.
Instead there was a purpose behind every taut and structured
page - making for a thrilling detective mystery. The
characters are fascinating with plenty of development room for
sequels and possibly even a prequel.
Beyond the Book
Jack Kerley spent twenty
years in advertising before writing The
, his first novel. In
talking about himself he says, 'I enjoy
playing guitar, and will fish for anything,
anytime, anywhere...I spend a goodly amount
of time in Fairhope, Alabama, on the eastern
shore of Mobile Bay, and a fine place for
writing and fishing....All things
considered, Id prefer being buried in a