By Gordon A. Kessler
Sleep flippantly tonight…
A madman has come to city looking a diabolical revenge and massive canine commence attacking their masters for no obvious cause and with heinous results.
Animal keep watch over Director Tony Parker needs to discover why and prevent the murderous assaults. in the meantime, Jezebel, a big black nice Dane has killed her grasp and is free, terrorizing town and stalking Parker and his relations. Parker and Sarah Hill, his appealing and seductive younger assistant, try and get to the bottom of the secret and prevent the poor carnage whereas facing their very own demons and lusty desires.
The assaults has to be stopped. Jezebel has to be found-and quickly, you see--there is another hassle. Parker turns out to have come down with an tense little virus. No, it's no longer a kind of frustrating summer season colds. It's sure death.
She's a murderess, large and black as a hell-bound night.
Beware. Jezebel is at the loose!
Here’s what others are announcing approximately Jezebel:
“Gordon Kessler has crafted a compelling and excessive novel that grabs you by way of the throat and won't enable move. His characters are good drawn and intricate. You'll end up yelling out loud at them in both worry or frustration. The plot is stuffed with twists and turns that by no means allow you to relax.
“Jezebel is well a publication you are going to consider. you may as well end up taking a look a bit nervously at the one you love puppy. Is smile - or may perhaps or not it's a snarl...? hugely recommended!”—Nancy L. Mehl “Author” from MyShelf.com
“Mr. Kessler is a really robust author who creates in his first novel a virtually palpable second in time. aggravating as his material is, he unabashedly writes what he sees with the unblinking eye of a well-trained sniper. All of his characters have redemptive characteristics, yet are packed with the human frailties that the flesh is inheritor to. The reader reveals himself lusting after the nubile Sarah Hill, whereas concurrently attempting to specialize in the glorious Julie Parker ready at domestic, prepared himself (and the hero) to make the proper selection. Kessler attracts you in and forces you to care approximately his creations while he rips their global asunder sooner than your very eyes.
“…an first-class first attempt and a very relaxing learn. this can be certainly a booklet that might be savored by way of the grownup mystery/crime fanatic. An writer to watch.”—Jason D. Larche
“A positive, frightening mystery. Gordon Kessler has crafted himself one positive, frightening mystery in Jezebel. the truth that this situation truly might occur made all of it the extra scary to me. I couldn't aid yet imagine whereas studying it what an exceptional motion picture it will make. all of the components are handy: fascinating characters, with continuous fright and suspense that performs good opposed to the Heartland locale. The prologue by myself used to be sufficient to make my hair stand on end.
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If I take into account correct, the largest, or should still I say the tallest, puppy on checklist used to be a very good Dane. i feel he was once speculated to be a bit over 41 inches on the shoulders. ” He appeared to the officer status within sight. “Give me your flashlight. ” The officer passed it to him, and Parker stepped over the 2 our bodies and straddled the puppy, whose hind legs hung excessive step. He descended the stairway slowly. Hill got here at the back of with the tranquilizer gun, and Simpson carefully mentioned the rear along with his . 357 drawn and held head-high. The darkish steps creaked as they proceeded. The basement reeked of puppy, combined with the standard damp, musty cellar odor. It used to be small, fifteen toes via fifteen, with an open crawlspace less than the remainder of the home. Parker’s mild discovered a wicker puppy mattress within the nook as he neared the foot of the stairs. A brass nameplate hung 3 toes above the large, silk-cushioned mattress. “Beelzebub,” he learn aloud. A shiver clawed its manner up his backbone as his gentle searched the small basement for an additional puppy. the sunshine stuck anything within the adjoining nook, twelve ft away. one other puppy mattress. one other nameplate, this one smeared with blood. “Jezebel! ” Parker stated, surprised. “There is one other one. ” He iced up in position at the backside step, nonetheless looking out the darkness. A noise may be heard over the slowly creaking steps from the wary ft in the back of him. It despatched one other shiver up Parker’s spine. “Shhh! ” he stated and held his hand in the back of him, touching Hill’s ankle. the opposite stopped and stood immobile. As Parker listened, he questioned how he may possibly run again up the stairs with out operating over his partners. a gentle, low, rumbling growl. Parker directed the sunshine round warily. A creaking, breaking noise got here from less than Parker’s toes. a noisy crack. The step he stood on gave manner with a crash. The flashlight banged opposed to the handrail and went out. Parker slipped the 8 inches to the ground and fell again opposed to Hill. She dropped her gun and held onto him with either hands, trembling. Simpson had already reached the pinnacle of the stairs and used to be poised with either palms on his revolver, aiming down whereas yelling out for backup. Parker and Hill sat statuesque for a protracted second. Parker rapped the sunshine at the wall two times and it blinked again on. He begun looking the darkness once again. nonetheless, a low, regular growl. His eyes have been adjusting to the darkness. one other faint gentle got here from the some distance nook. He shone the sunshine there quick. The sound wasn’t a growl. An outdated gasoline water heater, burner roaring, stored the previous man’s bathtub water hot. After an analytical pause, Parker and Hill laughed in aid. Simpson sounded frantic. “You men very well? What the hell’s occurring down there? ” Their laughter decreased until eventually they regarded as much as reply to Simpson and burst out guffawing back. Simpson’s problem appeared much less honest, status secure on the most sensible of the stairs along with his pistol aimed. “Well, shit, bust a intestine, why don’t you? ” Simpson acknowledged. He holstered the revolver. “I instructed you, I don’t like canines. ” “Nothing here,” Parker acknowledged, dusting himself off.