After You're Dead

A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 5

Fiction - Thriller - General
201 Pages
Reviewed on 01/02/2017
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Author Biography

Amazon Bestselling Author
2016 Readers’ Favorite International Award
2016 CLUE AWARDS Finalist
“Cary Allen Stone is an important name to watch. This is one superb crime writer!”––Grady Harp, Amazon Hall of Fame Top 100 Reviewervine Voice
Clive Cussler and Tim Dorsey endorsed Cary’s thriller “Stealing Atlanta.”

Cary’s backstory is, he spent almost forty years inside the cockpits of corporate jets and airlines and because of his flying career he acquired a unique perspective on life. He was fortunate in 1992 to fly Sir Ridley Scott on a location scout in the Caribbean. They talked about writing and building an image with the words. He was quite a mentor. He graduated from college with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He’s involved in feature films in LA and Indie films in Phoenix. He has performed voice-over radio commercials and stand-up comedy. He’s a proud member of the oldest women’s writers group––the Phoenix Writer’s Club. Clive Cussler and South Florida author Tim Dorsey endorsed his thriller “Stealing Atlanta.” He received an international book award from Readers’ Favorite Award for his book, “Through a Mother’s Eyes.” His Jake Roberts Novels are all Readers’ Favorite Five Star award-winning in crime fiction and psychological thrillers. “After the Evil – A Jake Roberts Novel” is an Amazon #1 Best Seller.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite

After You're Dead: A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 5 is a serial killer thriller novel written by Cary Allen Stone. While this is the fifth book in the series, the author gives enough background information for this novel to be read on its own. Jake is back home and ready to enjoy a meal out with his staff and friends when Pablo, a longtime friend, appears desperate for his help. Pablo runs the MexiKings, a gang with properties in the United States that assists illegal aliens with their assimilation into the United States. Jake and Pablo had fought the Taliban together, and Jake would do anything to help Pablo get his wife, Alana, back from El Mencho, who had kidnapped her in an attempt to force Pablo to use his MexiKings for his illegal drugs business in the US. El Mencho, a brutal and despotic man, has a new ally in his campaign of terror. Richard Graham, a sociopathic serial killer who cannibalizes his victims, has escaped from Broadmoor, left his native England behind, and joined forces with El Mencho. Will Jake and Pablo succeed in freeing Alana before she becomes Richard's next victim?

Cary Allen Stone's serial killer thriller novel, After You're Dead: A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 5 is an exciting, action-packed story that pits the iconic Jake Roberts against a Mexican drug lord and a sadistic, cannibal escapee from Broadmoor, a high-security forensic hospital in England. This is the first of the Jake Roberts Novels that I've read, but I found myself quickly brought up to date on what happened earlier in the series. That said, I would suggest thriller fans read the books in the series in order. The author puts a lot into the interpersonal relationships between Jake and the people who comprise his extended family, and that bonding is an important aspect of these books. Fans of Thomas Harris' unforgettable Hannibal Lecter will be, most likely, as intrigued by Richard Graham as I was. Stone's story is fast-paced and filled with twists and turns that keep the suspense mounting. After You're Dead: A Jake Roberts Novel, Book 5 is recommended for fans of thriller and serial killer novels.