Arsonist (Jon Stanton, Book 4) by Victor Methos

By Victor Methos


A sequence of lethal fires rages around the cityscape, claiming the lives of complete households. Helpless to prevent the fires, the SDPD assigns their most renowned detective, Jon Stanton, to the case. The proof issues him to a unmarried arsonist committing the horrendous acts. yet with a stricken younger woman as his purely credible witness, Stanton is operating out of time.

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The San Diego PD's in-house arson investigator doesn't think the fires correspond to the paintings of an arsonist and impedes the research into the murders. Stanton is left on his personal to discover the deadliest, and strongest opponent he has ever faced.

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