By Michael Lister
Anyone is killing police officers with their very own weapons.
On their solution to checking out who and why, Merrick McKnight and Reggie Summers become aware of there's no justice rather like small town-justice and occasionally the simplest you could wish for is a undeniable 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 analogous 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 useless Lakes, international well-known Tupelo honey, and now "A sure Retribution."
In holding with the novel's twenty-year topic, it opens with those phrases: I see her for the 1st time in over two decades the evening earlier than she'll be arrested.
Reggie meets Merrick and an exhilarating experience begins.
Mystery. Romance. Suspense. All in a small town.
Welcome to Wewa.
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Barrow's subsequent conduct, immediately after the incident at the San Augustine farmhouse, is also difficult to reconcile with Nell's picture of the innocent youth trapped into a criminal career by a single unconsidered brush with the police. If this were the case, why within a few hours would he steal a car to try to take Anne and her mother back to Dallas? His action was doubly stupid, not only because of the risk involved after his earlier offense but also because it would hardly be easy to explain to Anne's already hostile mother how he had so quickly obtained a second car.
Not long after this, Bonnie took a job in a busy cafe in the center of Dallas. Marco's Cafe was on Main Street, two blocks from the Dallas courthouse, and many of the customers were lawyers and city officials, some of whom Bonnie would later encounter in very different circumstances. Little Bonnie-still less than five feet tall-bustled about energetically, waiting at the tables and acting as cashier. She enjoyed the busy life of the cafe (which advertised "Pure Foods, Quick Service, Popular Prices") and made a number of friends there.
As it was, he was not able to take the two women home because they had already left when he returned to the farm at San Augustine. Clyde therefore started to drive back into Dallas by himself in the stolen car. While he was still not far from San Augustine, another car slowed up and stopped close beside him and Clyde panicked again. He jumped out of the car, hid in a ditch, and then ran on; as he looked back he saw that the car, which he had mistaken for a police vehicle, was full of drunken blacks.
A Certain Retribution by Michael Lister