L.A. detective Morris Brick has seen the face of evil. He has witnessed the grisly handiwork of a deranged sadist known as SCK—the Skull Cracker Killer. But Brick isn’t the only one watching. A crazed lunatic’s interest in the case has turned into a deadly obsession. This sicko vows to outdo SCK and reach new heights of macabre mayhem. The mounting body count is a personal challenge to Brick. But as he lays his trap, he can hardly imagine the evil he is about to face . . .
Praise for Deranged, the first Morris Brick thriller
“A fascinating and exciting blend of misdirection, topsy-turvy, and violence.” —Reed Farrel Coleman
“Grisly fun. It’s James Ellroy meets Alfred Hitchcock on the psychotic side of the street.” —Paul Levine
“Compelling, thrilling, and frightening.” —Vincent Zandri