Alex Grecian will sign and discuss The Saint of Wolves and Butchers (Putnam; $27).
Alex Grecian is the nationally bestselling author of The Yard, The Black Country, The Devil's Workshop, The Harvest Man, Lost and Gone Forever, and The Saint of Wolves and Butchers, as well as the critically acclaimed graphic novels Proof and Rasputin. After leaving a career in advertising, working on accounts that included Harley-Davidson and The Great American Smokeout, Alex returned to his first love: writing fiction. He co-created the long-running and critically acclaimed graphic novel series Proof, which NPR named one of the best books of 2009. One of the Proof storylines is set in the 1800’s and inspired Alex’s debut novel The Yard. Grecian lives in Kansas with his wife and son.
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From the bestselling author of The Yard comes a chilling contemporary thriller about an enigmatic hunter on the trail of a Nazi who has secretly continued his devilish work here in America.
When London discovered that Jack the Ripper was back, it sent Scotland Yard's Murder Squad into chaos. But now it is even worse. There are two of them. When the Harvest Man begins killing, carving people's faces off their skulls, the men of the Yard know they need Inspector Walter Day to find him before more families are murdered.
Scotland Yard's Murder Squad faces the most shocking case of its existence, in the extraordinary new historical thriller from the author of the acclaimed national bestseller The Yard.
The New York Times Book Review said of The Yard, "If Charles Dickens isn't somewhere clapping his hands...Wilkie Collins surely is." Now Alex Grecian returns with his new novel of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad--and it's a gripper.The British Midlands. Inhabitants call it the "Black Country"--and with good reason. Bad things happen there.
As Jack the Ripper's reign of terror in London comes to an end, a new era of depravity sets the stage for the first gripping mystery featuring the detectives of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad."If Charles Dickens isn't somewhere clapping his hands for this one, Wilkie Collins surely is."--The New York Times Book Review