Devil's Moon

Matthew Marine

Secrets shrouded in a tourist town

An FBI agent tortured by his past

A murder the local police don’t want solved

Sedona, Arizona: A young woman is found mutilated in a police officer’s basement, his confession scrawled on the wall above his lifeless body. The local police rule the case a murder-suicide, but the dead officer’s sister isn’t convinced. She persuades rundown FBI Agent Stuart Ransom to conduct an off-the-books investigation. With her help, Ransom realizes that the police appear to be hiding the truth behind the gruesome murder. Now he must question everything—from the case to his own beliefs—before his past becomes the killer’s next target.

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  • ISBN: 978-0985273750
  • Publication Date: June 17, 2012
  • (286 pages, 6 x 9 trade paperback)
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Praise for Devil's Moon

"Fast-paced yet beautifully evocative, Devil's Moon is a thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end."

J Carson Black, author of The Shop

“Matt Marine has written a terrific thriller.  A sexual psychopath draws a troubled FBI agent into a series of murders.  The search for truth brings the agent horrifyingly close to his own worst nightmare… and it will keep readers on edge right up to the finish.  Memorable characters and skillful plotting in some of Arizona's most intriguing settings.”

James C. Mitchell, Shamus Award-nominated author of Our Lady of the North

"The phrase 'fast-paced' doesn't begin to describe the way the work flows from one shocking revelation and dangerous development to the next in its tumbling plot. The very first page, even the first line, is fraught with the kind of tension found in thrillers by expert, long-time authors like James Patterson or John Grisham.

"Nothing tame about this novel, including the characters, who are as diverse and engaging as the plot points. From FBI Agent Ransom and his dragging emotional demons and regrets to Laura Adams, whose supernatural (paranormal?) ability to hear from angels will be instrumental in solving the case, there are no dull or two-dimensional people here.

". . . if you're looking for an experience in a well-drawn and -researched setting, with a unique and unexpected cast of characters, then Devil's Moon is your novel."

Eleanore Trupkiewicz, award-winning author, published poet, blogger, and book reviewer

About the Author

When Matt is not writing fiction about the evil in rural Arizona, he enjoys exploring the state by bike, boot and Jeep. He authors a popular outdoor adventure website called Experience Arizona ( Visit Matt at