By David Housewright
Ex-St. Paul cop Rushmore McKenzie has extra time, and extra money, than he understands what to do with. actually, whilst he is keen to confess it to himself (and he frequently isn't), Mac is downright bored. till he comes to a decision to do a prefer for a pal dealing with a relatives tragedy: Nine-year-old Stacy Carlson has been clinically determined with leukemia, and the single one with the matching bone marrow which may shop her is her older sister, Jamie. hassle is, Jamie ran clear of domestic years in the past.
Mac starts combing the backstreets of the dual towns, monitoring down Jamie's final recognized affiliates. He begins with the predicted pimps and drug purchasers, however the direction leads unusually to a couple of the towns' most valuable businessmen, in addition to a number of characters way more unsavory than the road hustlers he expected. As bullets fly and our bodies drop, Mac persists, simply to discover that what he is searching for, and why, should not precisely what he'd imagined.
David Housewright's uncanny skill to show the dual towns into an unique, brooding backdrop for noir fiction, and his profitable, witty hero Rushmore McKenzie, function a depraved one-two punch in a difficult price ticket domestic, a sequence debut that enhances Housewright's well-earned recognition as one in every of crime fiction's emerging stars.
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