A Killing Rain (Louis Kincaid)
Publisher : Our Noir
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"From the startling opening to the stunning finale, a masterpiece of shock and surprise, a gritty Florida tale told with relentless skill. P.J. Parrish's best book yet." — Mystery Scene magazine

Shamus and Anthony Award finalist!

A deep freeze is bearing down on the Florida Everglades, the kind of brutal storm the locals call a killing rain. For detective Louis Kincaid, the coldest night of the year has brought a terrifying new chill -- the kidnapping of a boy who has come to look up to Louis as a father-figure. But Louis soon realizes this is not a routine kidnapping. It is the start of a killing spree by two ruthless men who are using the boy as a pawn in a deadly game. With time running out, Kincaid must track his twisted adversaries who are one step away from committing the ultimate horror.

"Not many authors today so successfully combine an examination of the characters' psychological lives with hardcore action and unrelenting suspense the way that Parrish can...truly compelling reading." — Oline Cogdill, South Florida Sun-Sentinel



The Story Behind This Book
A deep freeze is bearing down on the Florida Everglades, the kind of brutal storm the locals call a killing rain. For Detective Louis Kincaid, the coldest night of the year has brought a terrifying new chill—a grisly discovery that tightens his every nerve in warning. The body proves this is no routine case. It's the start of a nightmare. And when the killer chooses his next victim, there's no doubt the detective is matching wits with a predator who is as ruthless as they come. Now, with time running out, Kincaid is on a desperate hunt of his own, tracking a twisted adversary one step away from committing the ultimate horror.


Praise and Reviews

Shamus Award finalist 2006
Anthony Award finalist

"Not many authors today so successfully combine an examination of the characters' psychological lives with hardcore action and unrelenting suspense the way that Parrish can...This combination of suspense and thoughtfulness makes for truly compelling reading."
   —Oline Cogdill South Florida Sun-Sentinel

"If you haven't discovered the fast-paced action, terrifying suspense and hair-pin plot twists of rising star P.J. Parrish yet, now's the time."
   —Mystery Guild

"A missing child and a truly vicious family of killers make for a brisk race against time in Parrish's latest thriller. A lean, fast-paced yarn...a dandy surprise ending."
   —Publishers Weekly

"From the startling opening to the stunning finale, a masterpiece of shock and surprise, a gritty Florida tale told with relentless skill. P.J. Parrish's best book yet."
   —Ed Gorman, Mystery Scene magazine

"A high quality series...Parrish is as good as any detective writer working—and a lot more affordable."
   —Dick Adler, Chicago Tribune



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PJ Parrish
P.J. Parrish is the New York Times bestselling author of ten Louis Kincaid and Joe Frye thrillers. The author is actually two sisters, Kristy Montee and Kelly Nichols. Their books  More...