When a series of murders and mutilations of female victims throws San Diego into a panic-stricken frenzy, a citywide taskforce is put in place to catch the unknown killer, dubbed the ‘Entity’ due to his ability to conceal his identity from police, forensic experts and witnesses. That is, until Detective Ed Brooks confronts the killer in an encounter that almost costs Brooks his life.Now, four years later, the Entity murders have started again. But this time, Brooks has the assistance of FBI profiler, Stephanie Morgan. Their close teamwork starts to unravel some startling clues. And a link appears to connect the modern day slayings to ones that happened over a century before in Whitechapel, London. The ones committed by no other than Jack the Ripper.As the body count rises, will Brooks and Morgan finally piece the puzzle together before the killer exacts his revenge?
Mark Barresi spent three years in the army infantry, training at Fort Benning and then Fort Campbell, where he expanded his military knowledge and skills while going to college and taking creative writing courses. He has followed the paths of his favorite established authors, James Byron Huggins and Clive Cussler, and has authored four books and established himself as one of the great new talents of the action and horror genre. In his spare time, apart from writing, he is a strong supporter of conservative issues affecting US policies and the country's direction, following the same paths and beliefs as iconic actors John Wayne and Charlton Heston. He is a lifelong member and outspoken supporter of the NRA (National Rifle Association) and gun rights for private citizens. He enjoys traveling, collecting antiques, and being an animal rights activist, caring for abused and neglected animals. He plans to write his next novel in the near future: Forbidden Passageways. He currently lives in New York City.