By Greg Rucka
Greg Rucka has earned the type of recognition that every one mystery writers envy: his crime fiction grabs readers through the throat and compels them to learn as though their very own lives have been at stake. Now, in an electrifying departure, Rucka creates a brand new type of hero: a broken younger lady in unfastened fall who’s not just in danger—but dangerous.
A Fistful of Rain
Mim Bracca is using the short lane instantly off the top of the realm. Now she’s coming domestic and not using a activity, with out a destiny, and with out a prayer—and just one final likelihood to get her toes less than her, or cross down perpetually. yet domestic has its personal terrors, together with a prior Mim has performed every thing attainable to go away behind.
Now that earlier is coming again with the stunning pace and lethal purpose of a sniper’s bullet, aimed to wreck her as soon as and for all. whilst Mim suffers her first blackout, waking up dazed and bloodied, she’s sure she’s hit rock bottom.
She’s improper. She’s basically simply started to fall.
The photographs are invasive, obscene, and all around the net for someone to determine. How they bought there, the place and after they have been shot, and by means of whom, Mim has no inspiration. And sooner than the research into the problem even starts, a brutal homicide makes it transparent that no matter what Mim thinks her lifestyles has been in the past, she’s approximately to benefit it’s all a lie.
The form of lie that might kill.
Written with beautiful originality, A Fistful of Rain crosses the road isolating the to blame from the blameless because it takes us on a breakneck trip of deceit and double pass and—quite possibly—the final twenty-four hours in Mim Bracca’s stormy lifestyles.
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Alfie felt a presence behind his eyes, an assassin stepping out of the darkness in his skull, flowing forward. He jerked away from the TV and then he was sitting in a chair, his head tipped back, looking up at the raddled ceiling tiles of the office. People were crowding around him, and someone, Toby Brown, was saying, 'He gets turns like this sometimes. ' MIND'S EYE 49 'I'm okay now,' Alfie said. ' Barry said. 'You looked like you'd been struck by lightning,' Toby said. ' 'Just be grateful you didn't get the full monty,' Alfie said.
But why this particular courier company? It's way off his usual beat, and he would have got greater coverage if he'd hit UPS, which is just up the road. ' Toby shrugged. 'UPS vans are painted brown — the cartoons wouldn't show up so well. ' 'The point is to make sure that he knows you're interested in him. There's a minicab office on Fortess Road. You need to get back home to print up those photographs, and I need to get back home to write a couple of paragraphs of deathless prose. ' 50 Paul McAuley 'I'll have to check with my social secretary' 'Have her cancel everything.
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A Fistful of Rain by Greg Rucka