By Greg Rucka
Greg Rucka has earned the type of acceptance that each one mystery writers envy: his crime fiction grabs readers through the throat and compels them to learn as though their very own lives have been at stake. Now, in an electrifying departure, Rucka creates a brand new type of hero: a broken younger lady in unfastened fall who’s not just in danger—but dangerous.
A Fistful of Rain
Mim Bracca is driving the quick lane instantly off the tip of the realm. Now she’s coming domestic with out a task, with out a destiny, and and not using a prayer—and just one final probability to get her ft below her, or cross down ceaselessly. yet domestic has its personal terrors, together with a prior Mim has performed every thing attainable to go away behind.
Now that previous is coming again with the surprising pace and lethal reason of a sniper’s bullet, aimed to ruin her as soon as and for all. whilst Mim suffers her first blackout, waking up dazed and bloodied, she’s yes she’s hit rock bottom.
She’s improper. She’s merely simply all started to fall.
The photographs are invasive, obscene, and everywhere in the web for a person to determine. How they obtained there, the place and once they have been shot, and by means of whom, Mim has no notion. And earlier than the research into the problem even starts, a brutal homicide makes it transparent that no matter what Mim thinks her lifestyles has been in the past, she’s approximately to benefit it’s all a lie.
The type of lie that may kill.
Written with lovely originality, A Fistful of Rain crosses the road keeping apart the responsible from the blameless because it takes us on a breakneck journey of deceit and double pass and—quite possibly—the final twenty-four hours in Mim Bracca’s stormy lifestyles.
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