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Crazed

(Morris Brick #2)

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“A dark and different serial killer novel that will haunt the reader long after the book is closed.” —John Lutz on Deranged
 
L.A. detective Morris Brick has seen the face of evil. He has witnessed the grisly handiwork of a deranged sadist known as SCK—the Skull Cracker Killer. But Brick isn’t the only one watching. A crazed lunatic’s interest in the case has turned into a
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Kindle Edition, 294 pages
Published September 5th 2017 by Lyrical Press
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Paul Falk
Aug 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This ARC was provided complements of NetGalley. Gratitude sent to Kensington Publishing Corporation for allowing this pre-release to be made available.

Con man. Manipulator. Sociopath. All the fine qualities that go onto the resume of a serial killer. The author convinced me how easily we allow themselves to be duped by a seemingly good-natured, smooth-talking stranger. I'm as guilty as the rest. That's just human nature. In the sad case of meeting up with a serial killer - wrong place wrong time
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Maggies Daisy
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Serial killers galore abound in this private investigator Morris Brick thrilling novel by Jacob Stone which is a pseudo name for author Dan Zeltserman. You can find out more about this author on his web page https://www.davezeltserman.com/. Lately, I have wondered why I find a serial killer, thriller and horror books or movies so interesting. Could it be that I have a latent monster inside me? Nah, I think it is that I am the opposite, in fact, too much of a humanist.

Could the reason I find the
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Cheryl
Sep 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Second thriller in new series about L.A. serial killers

The first book in the Morris Brick series was DEPRAVED and it was gruesome but this second book outdoes it.

Morris Brick is a retired L.A. homicide detective who has since started up an investigative company that the City of L.A. keeps turning to in its serial killer cases. One reason for this is that when Brick started his own company, he poached a good portion of the best of the City's homicide detectives to work for him.

Half of the Skull C
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Aleasha
Oct 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Morris Brick was homicide detective that became famous after finding the Skull Cracker Killer. Morris has now created his own private investigation company MBI. As hard as Morris tries to stay away from any serial killer/ homicide activity, he inadvertedly gets dragged into things again, when a new even more brutal serial killer surfaces, determined to outdo their predecessor. This novel was great and told from several different perspectives. The only issue I would have with 'Crazed' is the cons ...more
Silver Screen Videos
Oct 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
NOTE: The author graciously gave me a copy of this book and asked me to write a review.

A number of mystery writers have come up with stories pitting the world’s most infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper, against the world’s greatest consulting detective Sherlock Holmes. Author Dave Zeltserman (writing under the pseudonym of Jacob Stone) has taken that premise and put a 21st century spin on it in Crazed, the second in a series of novels featuring retired Los Angeles detective turned private in
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Courtney
Aug 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Morris Brick is a detective that investigated the Scull Cracker Killer (SCK). Brick discovers that the SCK has someone that wants to make a bigger splash than the SCK and is obsessed with doing so. Brick makes an extraordinary thriller hero. He has an excellent sense of calm even in the midst of the most gruesome of situations.

All of the characters in this book have depth. My favorite character is Philip Stonehedge. At first it appears that Stonehedge would be conceited because he is a highly at
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Elaine Tomasso
Jul 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
I would like to thank Netgalley and Kensington Books for an advance copy of Crazed, the second novel to feature ex LAPD homicide detective turned PI Morris Brick.

Griffin Bolling is in Seattle when he reads that Sheila Proops will not face charges in the Skull Cracker case (see the first novel, Deranged). He decides to exact justice by going to LA and killing her but things do not exactly go as planned.

I thoroughly enjoyed Crazed which is a fun read and not to be taken too seriously. It has an ea
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Trina
Sep 04, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, kindle, netgalley
I received this arc from Netgalley.

A good read. Killers aplenty in this highly entertaining book. It will definitely hold your attention and shock you with the ending. Enjoyed it.
Jamie
Nov 03, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: jacob-stone
Author was reaching to continue on with series plot. Did not enjoy this book as I did book 1. Will not bother with 3rd book in this series. 3 stars
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Jacob Stone is the byline chosen by award-winning author Dave Zeltserman for his new Morris Brick series of serial-killer thrillers. His crime, mystery and horror fiction have won awards and top praise and has been translated into six languages. His novels Small Crimes and Pariah were both named by the Washington Post as best books of the year. Small Crimes topped National Public Radio's list of b ...more

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