Author Richard J. May’s new book “Plant an Evil Seed” is a spellbinding work of crime fiction brought to vivid life by his two decades of experience in law enforcement

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Recent release “Plant an Evil Seed” from Page Publishing author Richard J. May is a riveting legal thriller introducing Randy Woodley, who stands accused of the premeditated murder of his brother-in-law- a crime which he did not commit. However, he is far from innocent, having murdered his young wife and told the world that she died in the World Trade Center on 9/11; read on as karmic justice ultimately prevails in a most surprising way.

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Richard J. May is a US Navy veteran who fulfilled a lifelong dream by becoming a police officer in Akron, Ohio and serving as a patrolman, detective, SWAT member, and training officer over the course of his twenty-year career, earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree and taught as an assistant professor of Criminal Justice at Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma, and is now enjoying full retirement with his wife, Pam, in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he has resumed oil painting. He has published his new book “Plant an Evil Seed”: a gripping and potent drama that keeps the pages turning until the satisfying conclusion.

Set against the background of the calamitous and horrifying events of September 11, 2001, “Plant an Evil Seed” is a unique crime novel with a fresh and ingenious look at how the friends and relatives of a murder victim learn of the crime and seek justice. A cheating husband has murdered his young and vibrant wife and appears to have gotten away with the perfect crime. But in a new and totally diabolical form of street justice, the circle of avengers then brilliantly plot to ensure that the killer is finally made to answer for his evil acts. “Plant an Evil Seed” is a story of intrigue and deception that will inspire readers to reminisce about the intricate plots and surprising turn of events that were the trademarks of the late great master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock.

Published by Page Publishing, Richard J. May’s engrossing book is a superb choice for avid crime fiction readers.
Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “Plant an Evil Seed” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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