From the author of the award-winning Faces of the Gone, comes Brad Parks's Eyes of the Incent, ather thrilling and thoroughly entertaining mystery!Carter Ross, investigative reporter for the Newark Eagle-Examiner, is reporting on the latest tragedy to befall Newark, New Jersey, a fast-moving house fire that kills two boys. With the help of the paper's newest intern, a bubbly blonde kwn as Sweet Thang, Carter finds the victims' mother, Akilah Harris, who spins a tale of woe about a mortgage rate reset that forced her to work two jobs and leave her boys home alone. Carter turns the story into a front page feature, but soon discovers Akilah isn't what she seems. When Newark councilman Windy Byers is reported missing, Carter must plunge into the murky world of urban house flipping and Jersey-style political corruption, aided by his usual mix of humor and street smarts.
Brad Parks's first novel, Faces of the Gone, won the Shamus Award and the Nero Award for Best American Mystery--he is the first author to win both honors for one book. A former reporter for The Washington Post and The [Newark, N.J.] Star-Ledger, he is now a full-time author living in Virginia, where he is at work on the next Carter Ross adventure.