By Lawrence Block
Twelve years in the past, Matthew Scudder lied to a jury to place James Leo Motley in the back of bars. Now the creative psychopath is loose. And the alcoholic ex-cop-turned-p.i. needs to pay dearly for his sins. pals and previous fans -- even strangers unlucky sufficient to percentage Scudder's identify -- are turning up useless. simply because a vengeful maniac is set to not relaxation until eventually he's pushed his nemesis again to the bottle...and then to the boneyard.
"The ny settings are beautifully actual, the discussion is hip . . . and the answer . . . is hair-raising," -- Publishers Weekly
"A delicate, Chilling Suspense Novel That Stretches Nerves Wire-Tight" -- Boston Herald
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