By Michael Lister
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.
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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.
A Certain Retribution by Michael Lister