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Kerley, Jack

Overview
Works: 52 works in 342 publications in 12 languages and 7,645 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3611.E74, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jack Kerley
The hundredth man by Jack Kerley( Book )

62 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When cryptic messages are discovered on the bodies of a pair of murder victims, Alabama police detective Carson Ryder and veteran officer Harry Nautilus must seek help from Ryder's brother, a convicted killer
The death collectors by Jack Kerley( Book )

37 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years after a renowned artist and serial killer is shot dead in the courtroom on the day of his sentencing, homicide detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus investigate a murder scene that resembles the work of the long-dead killer
A garden of vipers by Jack Kerley( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a possible link between a missing informant and a serial killer, Mobile detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus are simultaneously drawn into the dealings of a socialite philanthropist family with ties to Ryder's girlfriend
Blood brother by Jack Kerley( Book )

19 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These brothers have murder in their veins. Detective Carson Ryder's sworn duty is to track killers down. He's never revealed the fact that his brother, Jeremy, is one of America's most notorious killers -- now imprisoned. Secretly, Ryder has used Jeremy's homicidal insight to solve cases. He's made a career out of it. Now his brother's escaped and is at large in New York. With Jeremy the chief suspect in a series of horrifying mutilation-murders, a mysterious video demands Ryder be brought into help. It looks like a straightforward manhunt. It couldn't be more different -- or more terrifying. A dangerous cat-and-mouse game develops between Jeremy, and the NYPD with Ryder in the middle, trying to keep his brother alive and the cops in the dark. But it's a game of life, death and deceit, a game with an unknown number of players and no clear way of winning! -- Publisher details
In the blood by Jack Kerley( Book )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TV evangelist Reverend Scaler made his fortune from firebrand attacks on the sins of modern America. But Scaler has preached his last sermon after being bound and beaten to death in an apparent S & M session. Detective Carson Ryder has his own problems. He's edgy and unpredictable, seemingly unmoved by the discovery of an abandoned infant in a boat - nearby, a burnt-out shack, a body and signs of a struggle. Scaler's tangled personal life reveals bizarre connections between the cases. And it seems the baby fighting for its life in hospital has powerful enemies. Ryder can't seem to save himself but can he save the life of an innocent child?
The Death Box by Jack Kerley( Book )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most people head to Florida for the sea, sun and surf. Detective Carson Ryder is there for the psychopathic serial killers. Having gained a reputation for being able to get into the heads of the most disturbing criminals, Carson has been recruited by the Florida Centre for Law Enforcement. As Carson struggles to bond with his new colleagues, he lands his first case - a stack of bodies found encased in concrete. Have the police stumbled across a murderer's regular dumping ground, or was this a mass killing? Certain forensic details hint at human trafficking. And one escaped girl may prove the key to unravelling a shocking web of abuse, prostitution and murder - if Carson can get to her before her captors do
The broken souls by Jack Kerley( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It looked like an abattoir when they found the mutilated body of the young journalist inside her car. And if homicide detective Carson Ryder and his partner had known what they were getting into, they would never have taken the case
Little girls lost by Jack Kerley( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children are disappearing in Mobile, Alabama; the latest snatched from her own bedroom. There are no clues - and, as yet, no bodies. With public anger reaching dangerous levels, homicide detective Carson Ryder finds a case hopelessly tangled up in murky local politics. Ryder's bosses have one last hope though, in Conner Sandhill, a former cop whose uncanny ability to solve baffling crimes is legendary. But Sandhill left the police in mysterious circumstances and his presence on the case causes uproar. With the hunt ever more urgent, he and Ryder must form an uneasy alliance. At the root of these disappearances is something truly evil - and its source is closer to home than either could have imagined
The killing game by Jack Kerley( Book )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Carson Ryder's reputation is on the line when a sociopathic serial killer embarks on a personal vendetta, constructing his crimes to hit Carson's weak spot. He's coming to get you...After a humiliating encounter with a cop, Romanian immigrant Gregory Nieves launches a vendetta against the Mobile Police Department, Alabama. Nieves can't fight a department, so he selects one man who symbolizes all men in blue: Carson Ryder, the MPD's specialist in bizarre and twisted crimes. Carson has never seen a killing spree like this one: Nothing connects the victims, the murder weapon is always different, and the horrific crime scenes are devoid of evidence. It almost seems he's being taunted. Even laughed at. Carson doesn't know it yet, but he is caught up in a sadistic game of life and death. And there can only be one victor
The memory killer by Jack Kerley( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and French and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Carson Ryder faces a cunning and inventive adversary in this terrifying thriller from the bestselling author of Her Last Scream. Young men in Miami are being abducted and tortured after their drinks are spiked with a cocktail of drugs that leaves them unable to recall their ordeal. Despite this, Detective Carson Ryder knows the predator's name, height, age, colouring everything. It's impossible for the perpetrator to avoid detection. Yet he does. When Carson seeks answers from his brother, a wanted criminal intimate with twisted minds, Jeremy's odd behaviour sparks even more questions. With each abduction, the violence becomes more horrific, and it's only a short time until torture turns to murder. But how do you catch an invisible man?
The death collectors by Jack Kerley( Recording )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years after a renowned artist and serial killer is shot dead in the courtroom on the day of his sentencing, homicide detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus investigate a murder scene that resembles the work of the long-dead killer
The hundredth man by Jack Kerley( Recording )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When bizarre and cryptic messages are found on a pair of corpses in Mobile, Alabama, junior police detective Carson Ryder and veteran cop Harry Nautilus find themselves in a mysterious public-relations quagmire pitting public safety against office politics. With the body count growing, Ryder must confront his family's terrifying past by seeking advice from his brother, a violent psychopath convicted of similarly heinous crimes. Ryder finds himself falling for Ava, the striking pathologist processing the gruesome corpses. But Ava's past holds its own nightmarish secrets
Her last scream by Jack Kerley( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serial-killer targets the country's most vulnerable women in this thriller featuring Detective Carson Ryder. They thought they were safe at last... Across the US, a secret network of crisis centres permanently relocates women in serious danger from domestic abuse. But now someone is killing them before they reach their destinations. Detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus are having trouble gaining the trust of the volunteers who run the scheme. The only way in is for an undercover police officer to pose as a threatened woman, making herself a target and drawing the killer out. Reinetta Early is the ideal candidate - but she also happens to be Harry's niece. He always promised his sister that he would keep Reinetta safe from harm. Suddenly he's unsure if he can even keep her alive
Buried alive by Jack Kerley( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When police detective Carson Ryder wins a free vacation to the isolated Appalchian mountains, he welcomes the chance to take a well-deserved rest. But all too soon an anonymous phone-call summons him to the scene of grisly torture. This is just the first of a series of increasingly savage murders and Ryder finds himself helping overstretched local detective Donna Cherry and forest ranger Lee McCoy sift through the bizarre clues. And adding to the confusion his disturbed brother Jeremy has settled in the area. Meanwhile back home in Alabama, the ill-advised hypnotic regression of ex-professional fighter Bobby Lee Crayline has led to his escape. With several malevolent killers on the loose, it is Ryder's death-defying challenge to unearth horrors others wished buried years ago
The apostle by Jack Kerley( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in English and French and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Reverend Honus Schrum, a nationally renowned minister and owner of a broadcasting empire, tells the media he has come home to Key West to die. Meanwhile, Detective Carson Ryder is investigating the ritualistic murders of young women with chequered pasts, discovering the killings have religious overtones. Simultaneously, a newly retired Harry Nautilus takes a job as a driver/bodyguard for Richard Owsley, an ambitious pastor in Mobile. They come to Florida, where Owsley meets with Schrum and is enlisted to complete a special and mysterious 'project' Schrum has promised a billionaire benefactor
The broken souls by Jack Kerley( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It looked like an abattoir when they found the mutilated body of the young journalist inside her car. And if homicide detective Carson Ryder and his partner had known what they were getting into, they would never have taken the case. What starts as a hunt for a lone madman develops into terrifying journey with disturbing twists. Soon, attention focusses on the city's most unlikely suspects: a wealthy family whose philanthropy has made them famous and influential. But behind their money and smiles is a family divided by hatred, a family whose strange and horrific past is about to engulf everyone around them - including Ryder
The memory killer by Jack Kerley( Recording )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young men in Miami are being abducted and tortured after their drinks are spiked with a cocktail of drugs that leaves them unable to recall their ordeal. Despite this, Detective Carson Ryder knows the predator's name, height, age, colouring . everything. It's impossible for the perpetrator to avoid detection. Yet he does. When Carson seeks answers from his brother, a wanted criminal intimate with twisted minds, Jeremy's odd behaviour sparks even more questions. With each abduction, the violence becomes more horrific, and it's only a short time until torture turns to murder. But how do you catch an invisible man?
Racial Differences in Methamphetamine Use in the Rural South : An In-Depth Interview Study of Women in a Halfway House by Jack Kerley( )

1 edition published in 2017 in Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Buried alive by Jack Kerley( Recording )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soon after witnessing the escape of violent psychopath Bobby Crayline from prison, Alabaman detective Carson Ryder takes a rare break in the mountains. But his vacation is interrupted when an anonymous phone call summons him to the scene of a grisly murder. With more savage killings, and the heavy-handed FBI only inflaming the situation, Ryder and the local detective Donna Cherry sift through the increasingly bizarre clues. Is there more than one killer on the loose? And how does Carson's clinically insane brother Jeremy, now on the run, fit into the picture? It is down to Ryder to unearth horrors from the past that others believe should remain buried
The death file by Jack Kerley( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Carson Ryder returns, on the trail of a brutal killer with mysterious motives. Two psychologists are murdered 2000 miles apart - one in Phoenix, Arizona, one in Miami, Florida. Amazingly, both have noted down the name of Carson Ryder - a detective with the Florida Center for Law Enforcement who specializes in catching psychopathic killers. Carson joins forces with troubled Phoenix Detective Tasha Novarro to trace a ruthless killer whose advantages include an uncanny talent for persuasion, an utter lack of remorse, and the horrifying ability to predict their every move. A killer even Carson might not be capable of stopping
 
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Jack Kerley Amerikaans romanschrijver

Jack Kerley écrivain américain

Jack Kerley escritor estadounidense

Kerley J. A.

Kerley, Jack

Джон Албърт Кърли

カーリイ, ジャック

ジャック・カーリイ

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