Newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to use his final days at the LA Times to write the definitive murder story of his career. Focusing on the case of Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus and that the real killer is operating completely below police radar--and with perfect knowledge of any move against him.
Journalists -- Fiction.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.
McEvoy, Jack (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Serial murder investigation -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.