This is no ordinary john, and as alicia’s feelings for him grow, she sees in their relationship the possibility of escape from her dead-end life in a city plagued with scarcity. John king, her new client, is a Canadian businessman with a striking resemblance to movie star Alain Delon. A madcap caper full of twisted sex, devious schemes and high-rolling hijinks .
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The edgar award–winning debut of the bestselling max freeman mystery series: a tormented ex-cop’s mission to solve a grisly murder and earn redemption for his dark pastAfter a shootout during a convenience store holdup led to the accidental death of a twelve-year-old, Max Freeman left behind the Philadelphia police department for a life in exile in the Florida Everglades.
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Now he has to collaborate with the local Irish-Catholic police chief to exonerate himself.