By Elmore Leonard
Vincent Majestyk observed an excessive amount of demise within the jungles of Southeast Asia. All he desires to do now's farm his melons and overlook. yet peace may be an elusive commodity, even within the Arizona hinterlands -- and particularly whilst the neighborhood mob is asking the entire pictures. And one quiet, proud man's refusal to be strong-armed by means of a strong hood is ready to begin a violent chain response that would go away Mr. Majestyk ruined, in shackles, and and not using a buddy on the planet -- aside from one tricky and lovely girl. yet his tormentors by no means learned anything approximately their mark: this isn't his first battle. Vince Majestyk is aware greater than they'll ever find out about survival . . . and every little thing approximately revenge.
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