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After the slightly disappointing Whitewash, Alex Kava is back on form with a new Maggie O’Dell novel. When a killer strikes by using a deadly virus as his weapon O’Dell and her colleague Agent R.J Tully find themselves exposed and time running out to track down the criminal who is one step ahead at all times. Tense, clever and brilliantly plotted.

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Synopsis

Exposed by Alex Kava

Agent Maggie O'Dell believes she's responding to a threat, but instead walks into a trap. The killer's weapon is a deadly virus, virtually invisible and unexpected. His victims appear to be random but, in fact, they are chosen with a revengeful precision. Maggie knows dangerous minds. Now, she faces a new opponent from inside an isolation ward.

About the Author

Alex Kava

Alex Kava grew up in Nebraska, outside the small town of Silver Creek (population 500). As a child, Alex wrote short stories on the backs of old calendars and scrap paper, sharing them only with her younger brother and hiding them in a shoebox under her bed.

Alex earned an art scholarship to attend college. To pay living expenses, she worked in a nearby hospital’s central surgery department scrubbing equipment, utensils and basins from the morgue and surgery departments. She graduated from College of Saint Mary, in Omaha, Nebraska, with a B.A. in Art and English. She has advanced studies and certificates in advertising and marketing.

Alex then worked in graphic design, advertising, and public relations. She designed food packages and logos for national corporations, written brochures and newsletters, created a line of greeting cards, and directed TV and radio commercials.

During the summer of 1996, Alex quit her full-time job as a director of public relations in order to dedicate more time to writing fiction and getting published. To pay the bills, she resurrected her home-based graphic design firm, Square One. She refinanced her home, maxed out her credit cards, and even took on a newspaper delivery route.

Also in the summer of 1996, serial killer John Joubert was executed. Alex’s inspiration for A Perfect Evil was drawn from her experience while working at a small newspaper in the community where Joubert’s rampage had taken place in 1983. His execution reminded her of the terror and panic experienced, not only by that community, but by many parents across Nebraska.

Alex lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with her two dogs, Miss Molly and Scout.

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Book Info

Publication date

17th October 2008

Author

Alex Kava

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Author's Website

www.alexkava.com/

Publisher

MIRA Books

Format

Hardback

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780778302599

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