A Texas Senator and his wife go missing... On the same day, their son is slaughtered by an enigmatic killer on the lawn of ex-Governor Edward Wood's residence. Sammy, Wood's drug dealing son, suspects his father of the crime. After all, his old man snapped once before and crippled his wife with a lead pipe. But there's something more to these events... something deeper and festering just beneath the surface...
In direct opposition to Homicide Detective Jim Thompson, Sammy begins an investigation of his own, searching for the truth in a labyrinth of lies, deception, depravity and violence that drags him deeper into darkness and mayhem with each step. And in doing so, brings them all into the sights of an elusive and horrifying killer who may not be what he seems.
A brutal killer on a rampage of carnage... a hardened detective on the brink... an antihero from the shadows... a terrifying mystery that could destroy them all...
A BEAUTIFUL MADNESS, the harrowing new novel of dark crime and suspense from Lee Thompson.
Lee Thompson writes Dark
Fantasy and Crime fiction under his own name, Coming-of-Age Suspense as
Thomas Morgan, and Supernatural Thrillers as Julian Vaughn. The
dominating threads weaved throughout his work are love, loss, and
learning how to live again. A firm believer in the enduring power of the
human spirit, Lee believes that stories, no matter their format, set us
on the path of transformation. He is represented by the extraordinary
Chip MacGregor of MacGregor Literary. Visit Lee’s website to discover
Some of his favorite authors are: Clive Barker, Donald Westlake, Peter Straub, Stephen King, Greg Gifune, Lee Thomas, William Faulkner, Robert Dunbar, John Gardner, Michael Connelly, Dennis Lehane, John Connolly, Jack Cady, Tom Piccirilli, Brian Hodge, Douglas Clegg, Jack Ketchum, Lee Child, James Lee Burke, and Cormac McCarthy.