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A Measure of Darkness

(2018)
(The second book in the Clay Edison series)
A novel by

 
 
Deputy coroner Clay Edison goes to extreme lengths for a forgotten Jane Doe in the new thriller from a father-son team of bestselling authors who write "brilliant, page-turning fiction" (Stephen King).

"As for the keen sense of drama, it must be a genetic trait. . . . The Kellermans show compassion for the survivors, including conscientious officials like Edison." - The New York Times Book Review

Former star basketball player Clay Edison is busy. He's solved a decades-old crime and redeemed an innocent man, earning himself a suspension in the process. Things are getting serious with his girlfriend. Plus his brother's fresh out of prison, bringing with him a whole new set of complications.

Then the phone rings in the dead of night.

A wild party in a gentrifying East Bay neighborhood. A heated argument that spills into the street. Gunshots. Chaos.

For Clay and his fellow coroners, it's the start of a long night and the first of many to come. The victims keep piling up. What begins as a community tragedy soon becomes lurid fodder for social media.

Then the smoke clears and the real mystery emerges - one victim's death doesn't match the others. Brutalized and abandoned, stripped of ID, and left to die: She is Jane Doe, a human question mark. And it falls to Clay to give her a name and a voice.

Haunted by the cruelty of her death, he embarks upon a journey into the bizarre, entering a hidden world where innocence and perversity meet and mingle. There, his relentless pursuit of the truth opens the gateway to a dark and baffling past - and brings him right into the line of fire.

Praise for A Measure of Darkness

"Edison is an interesting protagonist, a good man for whom finding the truth is more important than anything else, including his own safety. He's gentle and strong, compassionate and ruthless, methodical and impulsive. A strong sequel to Crime Scene that will leave readers wanting to see more of Edison." - Booklist

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

August 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 1-4722-3843-5 / 978-1-4722-3843-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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July 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Measure of Darkness: A Novel (Clay Edison)
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 0-399-59463-9 / 978-0-399-59463-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 1-4722-3845-1 / 978-1-4722-3845-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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February 2019 : UK Paperback

Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 1-4722-6225-5 / 978-1-4722-6225-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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August 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 1-4722-3844-3 / 978-1-4722-3844-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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July 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Measure of Darkness: A Novel (Clay Edison)
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 0-525-63747-8 / 978-0-525-63747-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Large Print
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Audio Editions

August 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Publisher: Headline
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August 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Publisher: Headline
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August 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Publisher: Headline
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August 2018 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Measure Of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 1-4450-7345-5 / 978-1-4450-7345-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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August 2018 : UK Audio CD

Title: A Measure Of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 1-4450-7346-3 / 978-1-4450-7346-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
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July 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Measure of Darkness: A Novel (Clay Edison)
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
ISBN: 0-525-63724-9 / 978-0-525-63724-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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July 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Publisher: Random House Audio
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July 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Publisher: Random House Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Measure of Darkness
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Publisher: Headline
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July 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Measure of Darkness: A Novel (Clay Edison)
Author(s): Jonathan Kellerman, Jesse Kellerman
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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