By Michael Lister
Somebody is killing law enforcement officials with their very own weapons.
On their option to checking out who and why, Merrick McKnight and Reggie Summers notice there's no justice particularly like small town-justice and occasionally the simplest you could wish for is a undeniable type of retribution.
For his 20th anniversary as a novelist, Michael Lister is doing anything he's by no means performed before--setting a unique in his fatherland.
And not only any novel. A Merrick McKnight novel that introduces Reggie Summers. A secret. A mystery. A love tale
Merrick McKnight and Michael Lister percentage many things--chief between them a similar small North Florida city of Wewahitchka. Wewa to locals.
Wewahitchka, this means that "water eyes," end result of the approximately completely around lakes within the middle of city, is a wild, untamed region--backwoods, airborne dirt and dust roads, untouched, unspoiled, in many ways unwelcoming. This brutally appealing position is domestic to the mythical useless Lakes, global recognized Tupelo honey, and now "A definite Retribution."
In maintaining with the novel's twenty-year subject matter, it opens with those phrases: I see her for the 1st time in over two decades the evening earlier than she'll be arrested.
Reggie meets Merrick and an exhilarating event begins.
Mystery. Romance. Suspense. All in a small town.
Welcome to Wewa.
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Good you could arrange it,’’ the man said. Would have taken a hell of an arranger, Keller thought. First you’d have had to arrange for Lyman Crowder to be speeding north in his pickup. —racing it at ninety-plus miles an hour, and proceeding southbound in the northbound lane. Arrange for a few near misses. Arrange for Vasco to brush a school bus and sideswipe a minivan, and then let him ram Crowder head-on. Some arrangement. If the man in White Plains had any idea that the client was dead as well, or even who the client was, he gave no sign to Keller.
That just screwed everything up, when you got to know these people. If you were going to ride a thousand miles to kill a man you’d never met, you were really well advised to be the tight-lipped stranger every step of the way. No point in talking to anybody, not the target, not the client, and not anybody else, either. If you had anything to say, you could whisper it to your horse. He got off the fourth plane of the day at Sheridan, picked up his Caprice—the name was seeming more appropriate with every passing hour—and drove back to Martingale.