The End Of The Night Author:John D. MacDonald THE WOLF PACK MURDERS — Three men and a beautiful girl on a cross-country terror spree-- — a coast-to-coast rampage of stealing, kidnapping, rape and killing. — Who were they? Where did they come from? Why did they do it? — Who were their victims? — with chilling detail John D. MacDonald unwraps the grotesque — inner world of these four drug-cra... more »zed young sadists, and brings into terrifying focus those random, violent, lusts that lie hidden between mischief and madness ... waiting unseen for some innocent and helpless stranger at THE END OF THE NIGHT.« less
One of John D.'s very best. Though I like the Travis McGee series, I believe his stand-alones are where he truly shines.
This one is definitely in my top three of those, and is also in my top 10 of all crime/noir novels I've read.