A young John Jordan continues his investigation into the Atlanta Child Murders, interviews Wayne Williams, investigates the disappearance of Cedric Porter, and uncovers a series of murders with devastating consequences.
Witness the beginning of one of crime fiction’s most fascinating detectives. Every great character has a past, and ex-cop turned prison chaplain turned cop again John Jordan’s is equal doses tragedy and inspiration.
Experience the events that shaped one of the most unique characters in all of crime fiction. Accompany John during his first spiritual awakenings, his first battles with alcoholism, his first forays and fallings into love, and his first murder investigations.
“Blood Cries, Lister’s excellent sequel to Innocent Blood, couples a crafty whodunit with a thoughtful look at his lead’s inner life.” Publisher’s Weekly Starred review.