STATE OF ANGER: A Thriller (Detective Virgil Jones Mystery Series Book 1)


Publisher’s Weekly says “Thomas Scott’s writing is thrilling and frantic!”

If someone you love were taken from you, to what lengths would you go for revenge? How long would you plan? How long would you wait? Detective Virgil Jones is about to find out.

As the leader of the Indiana State Police Major Crimes Unit, Detective Virgil Jones tackles only the toughest cases in the state, and the one he faces this time has the city of Indianapolis on edge, near the brink of panic. A team of serial snipers begin using their own personal brand of vigilante justice, and their first two victims are murdered right in front of the governor’s mansion.

With no witnesses and very little evidence, it is up to Detective Virgil Jones and his team to find out who is responsible for the mysterious killings. But Virgil has his own problems, both personal and professional. Among them, a backlog of cases that require his attention, the sudden reappearance of his long lost friend, convicted felon Murton Wheeler, and he is in love with Sandy Small, one of the investigators in his unit. As Virgil and his team follow the killer’s trail, the clues they uncover begin to paint a portrait of betrayal, deceit, bloodlust, and greed, and in the midst of it all, Virgil and Sandy make a personal discovery so profound it could change their lives forever.

STATE OF ANGER is a story of life, love, murder and mystery; one that examines the depths of human emotion and the dark places they often lead us all.

“This is Crime fiction at its finest…a Thriller filled with Mystery, Suspense, Humor and a touch of romance!”

Here’s what other readers are saying about State of Anger and Thomas Scott:

Awesome book! This could be my new favorite series!! Ranks up there with Parker and Sandford!! John Deharte

Loved it! A very well written novel. I could not put it down. Debra Johnson

Terrific book! One of the best novels I’ve read recently. It’s an exquisitely plotted mystery, a cop procedural, a thriller, and a love story. It’s also a book about family and forgiveness, and one man’s spiritual journey. I can’t wait to read the next Virgil Jones book. Jillian Coleman Wheeler

State of Anger is book 1 of the Detective Virgil Jones Mystery Series. The second book in the series, State of Betrayal is also available exclusively on!

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