After the Evil

A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 1

Fiction - Thriller - General
198 Pages
Reviewed on 02/16/2016
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Author Biography

Bestselling Author
2017 Readers’ Favorite Award
2016 CLUE Award
“Cary Allen Stone is one superb writer!”
––Grady Harp, Amazon Hall of Fame Top 100 Reviewervine Voice
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Cary Allen Stone spent his flying career inside the cockpits of corporate jets and commercial airlines. As a pilot, Cary developed a unique perspective on life. In 1992, he flew Sir Ridley Scott and when not searching for locations, Sir Scott mentored Cary on his writing. In 1976, Cary received a Bachelor of Arts in history and was on the Honor Roll and President’s List. Cary has written award-winning, five-star books. His Jake Roberts Series are bestsellers. In 2017, Cary began writing his science fiction trilogy beginning with the acclaimed, "SEEDS The Journey Begin." Authors Clive Cussler and Tim Dorsey endorsed his thriller, "Stealing Atlanta." Cary is an actor, voice actor, and filmmaker having worked on Hollywood feature films and Indie films in Phoenix. Cary can also be found on comedy stages as a standup comic.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Viga Boland for Readers' Favorite

After the Evil by Cary Allen Stone is another in his exciting series of crime-based fiction surrounding the actions and reflections of his protagonist, policeman Jake Roberts. Cary Allen Stone introduces a lot of characters, including the perpetrator, within the first 10-15 pages of the book. Each of the characters grabs the reader from the get-go. Some readers may find themselves a bit confused by this quick onslaught of characters, wondering who all these people are and where this is all going. But Stone pulls them all together very neatly as the story unfolds into one of those books you just can't put down. Jake and his dedicated group of policemen, led by the talented and beautiful FBI profiler, Mika, take us down a trail of murder, mutilation, sexual aberrations, abuse, romance and mysogynism that still has you thinking about what happened once After the Evil is finished.

While readers may initially feel a bit disoriented by tense changes and unexpected switches between first and third person narration, they will get used to hearing Jake interrupting the narration of events. Well thought out characters and lots of twists and turns as the police desperately try to find a nasty serial killer keep readers turning the pages and leave them wondering what will happen in Cary Allen Stone's next thriller. Readers will also appreciate the realistic look the author gives into human nature. Allen is superb at showing that none of us is all evil or all good: even the killer is lovable, if quite insane ... all good reasons for picking up After the Evil by Cary Allen Stone.

Cary Allen Stone

Thank you, Viga.