Jack hates missing person’s cases. He only agrees to search for missing wife, Bonnie Boyd, because the details of her disappearance closely match his own wife's, Leah. Soon, Jack discovers the city has a serial killer officials have dubbed The Butcher. Could Bonnie Boyd be a victim? More important, was Leah one of his victims? With every clue Jack weaves together, the more his own life unravels.
From the very start, this first book about Jack Slaughter is a page-turner. K. A. Lugo will have you rooting for Jack as he is forced to remember the past that changed everything. Shocking at times, gruesome as the body count rises. K.A. cleverly leads the reader down the path of Jack’s investigation, giving away nothing until ready to do so. A thoroughly engaging, edge of your seat thriller that rates high up there with the likes of Lee Child, James Patterson, Tess Gerritson, Sandra Brown, Karen Rose, John Grisham etc; you can see where I am going with this. First class writing, I look forward to reading many more books by K. A. Lugo in what I hope is a not to distant future.
- G. Northman, Goodreads
WITNESS TO SLAUGHTER
(2nd place RONE Awards 2021)
How can Jack refuse a case when he's offered double his fee to follow a cheating husband? Jack is led across the city to the Majestic Lounge, the city's hottest gay nightclub. Owner Chad Lucas hires Jack for added security for the club's drag queen event. Police say deaths of Lucas' friends are suicides, but he convinces Jack something else is going on. Does the city have another serial killer on its hands?
K.A.Lugo is a skillful purveyor of mystery and suspense in the who-done-it genre. There are as many twists and turns in the Slaughtered stories as Lombard Street in San Francisco, look it up. Because you think you know who the culprit is only to find out, no they're not the one, keeps you turning the pages in anticipation until the end and then you say, I can't wait for the next book in the series to be published. I find the Slaughtered series to be well researched and thought out, you almost feel you’re right there in San Francisco following along with Jack as he moves about the city, taking you along for the ride.
- R. Lee, Amazon
It's the anniversary of the date he lost his family and Jack doubts he'll ever find those responsible. Just when he feels like giving up, Ray has some news that may tie a cold case murder to Jack's family. Jack is pulled into San Francisco's underbelly and finds his own life threatened at the hands of the city's more deadly Chinese gangs.