Josh Mckendricks was once the best cop in his California division until a bloodthirsty fiend came after his family. The Twenty Cents Killer leaves two dimes on his victims eyes, and one of his victims was Joshs son. Haunted by grief, Josh spirals out of control, pulling away from his loved oneseven his wifeas his life is now nothing more than a hunt. It seems the Twenty Cents Killer does it for pleasure. He likes killing, enjoys the thrill of it, and the number of his victims steadily climbs into the thousands as Josh fruitlessly tries to stop him. The frustration of failure only sends Josh into a deeper darkness, but he will not stop searching until justice is served. However, the killer is much closer than Josh ever could have guessed. As more dead bodies are discoveredand as the Twenty Cents Killer creeps closer and closer to Joshs remaining familyall hope seems lost. Is there a chance this killing machine can be caught, or will innocent lives be crushed beneath the weight of heartbreak and loss?
Alex Spencer grew up in a small town with his sisters and parents, and he currently lives in Mankato, Minnesota. This is his first book.