Jonathon King is the national bestselling author of four Max Freeman novels, which have been published to critical acclaim around the world. His debut, The Blue Edge of Midnight, won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. Formerly an award winning journalist with more than twenty years of experience, King has reported extensively on crime and criminal courts. He lives in Florida.

Book List in Order: 9 titles

  • When a pregnant federal judge is abducted, Max Freeman pursues an eccentric gang deep into a hidden world he knows better than most: the shadowy waterways of the Florida Everglades. US district judge Diane Manchester has looked across the courtro...


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    When private eye Max Freeman is hired to investigate a conspiracy involving fake claims to Medicare, he quickly realizes the scheme is much more dangerous than anyone assumed. And when the Brown Man, a former drug kingpin who once helped Max catch a ...


  • It is legend, the burning of the Styx. For over a hundred years, the destruction of a black community on the blossoming new island of Palm Beach has been folklore. Historic photos prove the Styx existed, but century-old memories muddle the truth of i...


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    Craving some quiet time together, Max Freeman and Detective Sherry Richards retreat to Max's shack deep in the Florida Everglades. No television. No cell phones. No neighbors. It seems like the perfect getaway until a violent hurricane rips through S...


  • When a convicted murderer is dramatically gunned down in front of a corrections facility with a single bullet to the head, journalist Nick Mullins is quickly dispatched by his newspaper to cover the story. A veteran crime reporter, Nick is no strange...


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    Joining in the investigation of a former police officer who is suspected in a series of killings in south Florida, Max Freeman is dismayed to learn that the suspect is from his own former precinct and had once had saved Max's life. Reprint....


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    Eighty years after three men--a father and two sons--vanish without a trace while working on a project to build a road through the Florida Everglades, a descendant of the men enlists former police officer Max Freeman to uncover the truth. Reprint....


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    Tormented by the demons of his past, ex-cop Max Freeman rarely ventures beyond his secluded shack deep in the Florida Everglades. But he can't ignore the recent string of suspicious deaths of elderly, poor women that the police have been unable, or u...


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    On a night that will haunt him forever, ex-cop Max Freeman killed a twelve-year-old child in self-defense in a Philadelphia shootout. Since then he has lived a solitary existence on the edge of the Florida Everglades, where he answers to no one save ...