His plans for the future are to live out his days in regret, back pain, and a bottle of Lone Star. With a sketchy teen and an abandoned dog, he hits the blacktop to find her. On the road and on the run from a vengeful russian drug dealer, Oliver finds himself on a trip across America and into his own past, fueled by fumes from a Ford F-250 and a reason to live.
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The BarkeepThomas & Mercer #ad - As the terror closes in, justin had better find some answers quick, because the stakes have been raised—his life is on the line and murder is just not Zen. Someone wants to bury the truth, and maybe Justin, too. 2015 edgar award nominee justin chase is the perfect barkeep, tending bar as he lives his life, in a state of Zen serenity.
But when birdie grackle claims to be the hit man who murdered Justin’s mother for the money, Justin is hurled back to the emotions, most frightening of all, the past, and, the father he tried to leave behind. Who hired birdie grackle to kill justin’s mother? was it annie overmeyer, who took advantage of his father’s conviction to take control of the family business? Was it someone from his mother’s secret life, to whom Justin is suddenly growing dangerously close? For all of Justin’s efforts to banish emotion and attachment from his life, the sexy young woman with whom Justin’s father had been having an affair? Was it Justin’s brother, the shocking details of which Justin is only learning now? Or was it maybe his imprisoned father, this searing journey into his past affects him in ways he could never have anticipated.
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Six years ago justin’s life was ripped apart when he discovered his mother’s bludgeoned corpse in the foyer of the family home.
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But along with menace and death, and the misfits who join their quest, this poisoned wasteland contains the possibility of a freedom beyond imagination—if only Moonis and Clyde, can find the heroism to grab hold of it. In a nation still recovering from the nuclear tragedies of forty years earlier, Clyde is working a dead-end guaranteed job at a diner, and Moonis is incarcerated in a Labor Camp for the Malcontented.
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Hostile Witness A Victor Carl Novel Book 1HarperCollins e-books #ad - Then good fortune comes knocking at his door in the guise of William Prescott III, a blue-blood attorney from one of the city's most prestigious firms. Prescott wants victor to represent a councilman's aide who is on trial, arson, along with his boss, for extortion, and murder. Hard-luck philadelphia lawyer Victor Carl is just itching for the opportunity to sell out.
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But it soon becomes clear that somene's setting him and his client up to take a long, hard fall.
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A stained legal career spent defending mob enforcers, two-bit hoods, and other dregs of humanity has left Philadelphia lawyer Victor Carl jaded and resentful -- until a new client appears to offer him an escape and a big payday.
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