By J.T. Hunter
John Crutchley dwelling the yank Dream. handsome and blessed with a genius point IQ, he had a prestigious, white-collar task at a favourite executive safety contractor, the place he held best mystery defense clearance and dealt with initiatives for NASA and the Pentagon. To all outward appearances, he used to be a hard-working, profitable family members guy with a lavish new condominium, a faithful spouse, and a fit younger son.
But, he hid a hidden facet of his character, a depressing mystery tied to a starvation for blood and the overriding have to kill. As one of many such a lot prolific serial killers in American background, Crutchley devoted at least twelve murders, and doubtless approximately 3 dozen. His IQ elipsed that of Ted Bundy, and his physique count number could have in addition. whereas he stalked the streets looking his unsuspecting sufferers, the citizens of a quiet Florida city slept soundly, oblivious to the darkish creature in their midst, blind to the vampire round the corner.
J.T. Hunter is an lawyer with over fourteen years of expertise working towards legislations, together with legal legislations and appeals, and he has major education in legal research concepts. he's additionally a university professor in Florida the place his instructing pursuits specialize in the intersection of legal psychology, legislations, and literature. this can be his debut real crime novel.
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