When his pro football career fails, Jackson Walker returns to his home in southwest Florida to sort out his life. He lands an internship with Republican state senator James Hunter, whose Clean Water Bill puts him at odds with influential members of The Brotherhood of Set, a Satanic cult. They have deep roots in Florida, and are led by the sinister Henrietta LePley.
After Walker begins a relationship with a member of the Brotherhood, he is framed for the horrific killing of two elderly people. To clear his name, Jackson turns to his Seminole family to evade the police and a particularly nasty bunch of malevolent characters who specialize in the disposal of dead bodies. The Everglades provides an ancient and frightening setting for the unfolding action that will prove whether Jackson Walker will pull himself free from the dark evil that lurks there.
"A fast paced, action-packed thriller. Highly recommended!" -The Columbia Review "Devil in the Grass is a brilliantly plotted and chilling read!" -Booklover Catlady ." . . an absolutely gripping novel." -Beach Bound Book Reviews "Bowron has a great "voice" in spinning these complex and intelligent plotlines all together, and if you like thrillers with and edge, you'll enjoy this one" -Nicola Flood-Goodreads; Indie Book Reviewers "A snappy, scary premise executed with skill against the backdrop of the Florida Everglades...Chris Bowron's debut novel is a gripping read that promises even better things to come." -Ron Base - Author of The Sanibel Sunset Detective Series Praise for devil in the grass "A fast paced, action-packed thriller that is, at the same time, warm and exciting in a uniquely positive way. The somewhat unusual setting for a thriller-suspense novel-The Everglades-will provide particular entertainment for readers who have visited Florida. The novel is further enriched by the wide range of interesting and provocative characters and the cleverly intertwined plotlines involving romance, good vs. evil, southern politics, and regional issues. Highly recommended!" -The Columbia Review "Devil in the Grass is a brilliantly plotted and chilling read! With characters that you don't want to meet in dark places, those that you won't forget in a hurry popping off the pages. The book just grabs hold of you and does not let go until you reach the climax and hopefully remember to breathe. Highly recommended for lovers of fiction that has a darker edge to it, this entertains all the way." -Booklover Catlady, Top Ranked Reviewer & Book Publicist. "Woah, what a crazy book! I'm not one for rehashing the plot (that's what the summary is for on the book description page), but trust me when I say you've never read anything like this before! It starts off with some considerable backstory to set up the scene and ground the reader in the world-building, which the author Christopher Bowron does a wonderfully convincing job of creating a believable backdrop for Jack to meet his new 'friends'. The story progresses when he meets Sarah, and continues to get creepier and more disturbing, but in the best way... Bowron has a great "voice" in spinning these complex and intelligent plotlines all together, and if you like thrillers with and edge, you'll enjoy this one. It's a pretty fast read and has some interesting philosophical discussion, something I wasn't expecting. Would love to read more from Bowron in the future." (5 stars) -Nicola Flood - Boundless Book Reviews