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A classic Leonard thriller featuring Raylan Givens - the inspiration behind the hit show Justified. Palm Beach playboy Chip Ganz needs money - fast. He has spiralling debts, and his mother's gravy-train has just derailed. So he has a plan: He's going to find somebody rich, and take them hostage.

With the help of an ex-con, a psycho gardener and the beautiful psychic Reverend Dawn, he chooses bookmaker Harry Arno as the lucky victim. The trouble is, Harry can scam with the best of them. And that's not the only problem. US Marshal Raylan Givens is sleeping with Harry's ex girlfriend, Joyce, and she wants Harry found...

Elmore Leonard was born in New Orleans on 11 October 1925. He wrote forty-five books during his phenomenal career, including the bestsellers Mr Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, Be Cool and The Hot Kid. Many have been made into successful movies, including Get Shorty with John Travolta, Out of Sight with George Clooney and Rum Punch, which became Tarantino's Jackie Brown. He is the recipient of the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award and the PEN USA Lifetime Achievement Award. He died on 20 August 2013 in Detroit.

©1995 Elmore Leonard (P)2014 Audible Studios

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haha ripper! Typical Leonard... loved it.


haha dumb ass ex fellons. With the easiest scam. Once he knocks the 1st partner then the other 1 gets rid of that one. Be a cake walk

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  • 05-08-2020

excellent sequal

to great original. Leonard truly is a master at capturing the realistic brutal nature of organised crime in ficticous form

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  • 08-06-2020

Terrible, Don’t bother

Terrible story, made worse by very poor narration. Why do the women have to be completely vacuous and slutty?

Pile of dogsh*t, waste of a credit.

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  • 22-04-2020

Pure Elmore

Hits all the Leonard spots, ticks all the boxes. Perfect Corona virus reading. Even made me wish I was back in Florida.

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