By Michael Lister

ISBN-10: 188814646X

ISBN-13: 9781888146462

Somebody is killing police officers with their very own weapons.
On their strategy to checking out who and why, Merrick McKnight and Reggie Summers become aware of there's no justice rather like small town-justice and infrequently the simplest you could desire for is a definite form of retribution.
For his 20th anniversary as a novelist, Michael Lister is doing anything he's by no means performed before--setting a singular in his homeland.
And not only any novel. A Merrick McKnight novel that introduces Reggie Summers. A secret. A mystery. A love tale
Merrick McKnight and Michael Lister proportion many things--chief between them an identical small North Florida city of Wewahitchka. Wewa to locals.
Wewahitchka, this means that "water eyes," as a result approximately completely around lakes within the middle of city, is a wild, untamed region--backwoods, dust roads, untouched, unspoiled, in many ways unwelcoming. This brutally appealing position is domestic to the mythical lifeless Lakes, international recognized Tupelo honey, and now "A convinced Retribution."
In maintaining with the novel's twenty-year subject matter, it opens with those phrases: I see her for the 1st time in over 20 years the evening earlier than she'll be arrested.
Reggie meets Merrick and an exhilarating event begins.
Mystery. Romance. Suspense. All in a small town.
Welcome to Wewa.

Show description

Read or Download A Certain Retribution PDF

Best crime books

Download e-book for kindle: Old Boy, Volume 7 by Garon Tsuchiya

Imprisoned with out reason for a decade, Goto is a loose guy finally, yet what fee freedom? Now, his mysterious jailer, a former schoolmate with a lifelong grudge, has Goto embroiled in a malicious online game to find the explanations at the back of the schoolyard vendetta and why his tormentor might visit such severe lengths to precise his retribution.

New PDF release: The Big Fix

Right here used to be a chance he couldn't refuse. one in every of Lacy's top boxing novels.

"On the evening Irish Tommy Cork's homicide was once deliberate, not anything a great deal phenomenal occurred. Tommy used to be within the ring, taking a pasting — as ordinary. "

First released 1960 (Pyramid G484)


eISBN-13: 2940012190697

Tooth & Nail (Inspector Rebus, Book 3) by Ian Rankin PDF

They name him the Wolfman - simply because he's taking a chunk out of his sufferers and since they discovered the 1st sufferer within the East End's lonely Wolf road. Scotland backyard are fearful to discover the killer and Inspector Rebus is drafted in to assist. yet his Scotland backyard contrary quantity, George Flight, isn't chuffed at but extra interference, and Rebus unearths himself facing racial prejudice in addition to the predations of a violent maniac.

Download PDF by Stephen Kurkjian: Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the

The definitive tale of the best paintings robbery in history.

In a mystery assembly in 1981, a low-level Boston thief gave profession gangster Ralph Rossetti the end of a life-time: the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum used to be an enormous ranking ready to occur. even though its collections integrated valuable works of art via Rembrandt, Vermeer, Degas, and others, its defense used to be affordable, mismanaged, and outdated. And now, it appeared, the entire Boston felony underworld knew it.

Nearly a decade handed prior to the Museum museum was once ultimately hit. but if it ultimately occurred, the robbery quick turned the most notorious artwork heists in historical past: 13 artistic endeavors worth as much as $500 million, by way of one of the most recognized artists on the planet, have been taken. The Boston FBI took keep an eye on of the research, yet twenty-five years later the case remains to be unsolved and the art continues to be missing.

Stephen Kurkjian, one of many best investigative journalists within the state, has been operating this situation for over approximately two decades. In grasp Thieves, he sheds new gentle on many of the Gardner’s so much abiding mysteries. Why may a person scouse borrow those work, basically to go away them hidden for twenty-five years? And why, if one of many best crime bosses within the urban knew approximately this rating in 1981, did the robbery take place in 1990? What occurred in these intervening years? And what may possibly all this need to do with Boston’s infamous gang wars of the 1980s?

Kurkjian’s reporting is already liable for many of the greatest breaks during this tale, together with a meticulous reconstruction of what occurred on the Museum museum that fateful evening. Now grasp Thieves will show the identities of these he believes plotted the heist, the cause for the crime, and the main points that the FBI has refused to debate. Taking you on a trip deep into the gangs of Boston, Kurkjian emerges with the main entire and compelling model of this tale ever advised.

Additional info for A Certain Retribution

Sample text

This, as I indicated earlier, is a different perspective than I had 25 years ago. FA: Marvin, you have had so many honors that it would be difficult to count them. They include an award in your name, the Wolfgang Award for Distinguished Achievement in Criminology, the American Society of Criminology's Edwin Sutherland Award, the Hans van Hentig award from the World Society ofVictimology, and the Roscoe Pound Award. You have had many major grants from the federal government. You have mentored and served as role model for criminology students around the world.

Beverly Hills: Sage. , David Huizinga, and Scott Menard. (1989). Multiple Problem Youth. New York: Springer-Verlag. Gibbs, Jack P .. (1985). " Criminology, 23(2):381-388. Glueck, Sheldon and Eleanor Glueck. (1950). Unraveling Juvenile Delinquency. New York: Commonwealth Fund. Hirschi, Travis. (1989). " In S. F. D. E. ), Theoretical Integration in the Study of Deviance and Crime: Problems and Prospects. Albany: State University of New York Press. Hirschi, Travis. (1979). " Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 16:34-38.

Wolfgang and Ferracuti unabashedly admit their commitment to fusion as the model for theory development. Without repeating all the arguments in their book, let us summarize why fusion should be the model for theory development. First, the object of criminological study is criminal behavior. Criminal behavior is not defined by the field of criminology. It is defined by a broader set of social and historical factors that establish for a particular time and location, those behaviors that are considered crimes.

Download PDF sample

A Certain Retribution by Michael Lister

by Michael

Rated 4.85 of 5 – based on 34 votes