Jonathon King: The Blue Edge of Midnight

Ex-Philadelphia cop Max Freeman lives in a small shack in the Florida Everglades, moping about his bad fate, when a series of child abductions and murders occurs and he becomes a suspect. Now Max feels compelled to find the real killers...

This book really isn't much fun to read. It's quite boring, and Max, the protagonist, is lethargic and not very smart. Many times, he loses himself in memories of his former life, and even those manage to get boring, although there's some pretty exciting stuff. And did I mention that Max acts stupid? He doesn't even have the sense to listen to his much smarter friend Billy. The Everglades setting was the only thing I enjoyed about this book. This is an "inadequate" book (Grade E).