In Seattle, an aging mutual-funds salesman falls prey to the lure of a young boy's flesh;
In New York, a 10-year-old plunges an ice pick into the heart of a street hustler to prove his love for a girl he met on the Internet;
In Chicago, a young girl waits in the rain outside a seedy downtown bar for a man she's never met to stagger home;
In Vancouver, a teenager waits patiently on a deserted rooftop for a signal that one of North America's most notorious murderers is about to walk free.
Tom Hackett, a Seattle-based freelance photojournalist, is always looking for the perfect front-page splash, but when he stumbles into the bloody path of the mysterious group known as K.A.R.M.A., he quickly discovers that its thirst for revenge is unquenchable -- and it won't let anyone get in its way.
From internationally acclaimed thriller writer Grant McKenzie comes a story that will shock and grip you from the first page until the very last.
Grant McKenzie is the internationally published author of four edge-of-your-seat thrillers, plus an ongoing mystery series set in San Francisco. His riveting thrillersThe Fear in Her Eyes, Switch, and K.A.R.M.A. are also available from Polis Books. Under the pen name M. C. Grant he writes the Dixie Flynn series that began withAngel With a Bullet, continued withDevil With a Gun, and returns withBaby With a Bomb. His short story "Underbelly" appeared in theFirst Thrills anthology edited by Lee Child from Tor/Forge. As a journalist, Grant has worked in virtually every area of the newspaper business, from the late-night “Dead Body Beat” at a feisty daily tabloid to senior copy/design editor at two of Canada’s largest broadsheets and editor in chief ofMonday magazine. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
Follow him on Twitter at @AuthorGMcKenzie.