By Greg Rucka
Greg Rucka has earned the type of popularity that each one mystery writers envy: his crime fiction grabs readers by way of 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 form of hero: a broken younger girl in unfastened fall who’s not just in danger—but dangerous.
A Fistful of Rain
Mim Bracca is using the quick lane directly off the tip of the area. Now she’s coming domestic with no task, with out a destiny, and with out a prayer—and just one final probability to get her ft lower than her, or cross down ceaselessly. yet domestic has its personal terrors, together with a previous Mim has performed every little thing attainable to go away behind.
Now that previous is coming again with the stunning velocity and lethal rationale of a sniper’s bullet, aimed to wreck her as soon as and for all. while Mim suffers her first blackout, waking up dazed and bloodied, she’s definite she’s hit rock bottom.
She’s mistaken. She’s purely simply started to fall.
The photographs are invasive, obscene, and everywhere in the net for someone to work out. How they acquired there, the place and once they have been shot, and by way of whom, Mim has no proposal. And sooner than the research into the problem even starts off, a brutal homicide makes it transparent that no matter what Mim thinks her existence has been during 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 go and—quite possibly—the final twenty-four hours in Mim Bracca’s stormy existence.
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