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Publisher Description

Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career.

He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent.

Jack is soon running with his biggest story since The Poet made his career years ago. He is tracking a killer who operates completely below police radar--and with perfect knowledge of any move against him. Including Jack's.

Bonus materials include an in-depth interview with the author about writing "The Scarecrow" along with his exciting travel photos-plus a link to an online promotional video and links within the text to a fictitious website based on the novel and a teaser chapter from his next book, "Nine Dragons."

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2009
May 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
448
Pages
PUBLISHER
Little, Brown and Company
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
4.1
MB

Customer Reviews

mic_taconator ,

Good read

Great book

Onlyangelhere ,

Intense

Keeps you enthralled the whole time you are reading. I found it very hard to put down and did not like interruptions. Finished the book the same day I started it and would recommend it to others.

Tim From Aitkin ,

Not one of my favorites

I didn't think this was one of the authors best stories but I always enjoy his books. They are easy reading and the stories are usually easy to follow. One piece of instruction I'd like to give Connelly: when you "shake your head" it means NO. To say yes, you NOD your head. He confused me numerous times in this book! Just sayin'.

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