Coming in October from Down & Out Books: THE BETTER OF THE BAD by J.J. Hensley
By: Down & Out Books
About THE BETTER OF THE BAD …
It's 9:10 PM in the Chatham County Communications Center. The dispatchers stare at each other, afraid to move, afraid to breathe. One minute to go. Will tonight be the night? The clock on the wall changes. 9:11. A phone rings. The screens indicate the 9-1-1 call is coming from a blocked number. The dispatchers hope and pray it's a coincidental call for service. Perhaps a car break-in or a bar fight. With all eyes on her, one dispatcher presses a button, puts the call on speaker for everyone to hear.
"Chatham 9-1-1. What's your emergency?"
The distorted voice comes across the speaker. He gives the address. There will be a body at that location. That's for certain. The killer dares the police to catch him and then, like before…he's gone.
Former Pittsburgh narcotics detective Trevor Galloway and new P.I. Bethany Nolan are enlisted to look into the case of the 9-1-1 Killer and the investigation takes an unexpected turn when Galloway suggests the murderer may be a first responder. Galloway is pushed to the limit as he wonders if his hallucinations are returning and if members of a drug gang that want him dead have tracked him to Savannah, Georgia.
Galloway soon discovers he doesn't trust the police. He doesn't trust his client. He doesn't even trust himself.
Advance praise for THE BETTER OF THE BAD …
"J.J. Hensley has pulled off an incredible feat: The Better of the Bad is a real rush with a gripping mystery at its heart. The Trevor Galloway series gets bigger, badder, and more energetic with every book." —Nick Kolakowski, author of Boise Longpig Hunting Club and Maxine Unleashes Doomsday
Meet the author …
J.J. Hensley is a former police officer and former Special Agent with the U.S. Secret Service. He is the author of the novels Resolve, Measure Twice, Chalk's Outline, Bolt Action Remedy, Record Scratch and Forgiveness Dies. He is also one of the contributors to the critically acclaimed novel in stories, The Night of the Flood.
In its eleventh year as an independent publisher of award-winning literary and crime fiction, Down & Out Books (https://downandoutbooks.com) is based in Tampa, Florida. For more information about the book, to request a review copy of the book, or to inquire about an interview with the author, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.