It’s a bone-chilling winter in Grand Rapids. Ex-cop Mitch Morse is stuck in a dreary, dead-end job at a discount store so he can’t resist when a smoldering, sexy cashier Starla Hudek asks him to join a gang of down-to-their-last-chance killers and criminals ready to do whatever it takes to pull off the score of a lifetime on Christmas Eve.
It begins as an audacious armored car heist…but then things go ho-ho-horribly wrong, and the lust, greed, and scheming spirals out of control, the criss-crossing loyalties and betrayals tightening like a noose around Mitch’s neck in this unforgettable thriller.
All three of thriller master Tom Kakonis' wildly acclaimed novels featuring Timothy Waverly, an ex-con and professional poker player as good at playing the hero as he is at playing the odds.
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Tom Kakonis’ psychological suspense thriller pits a flawless serial killer against a relentless PI in a clever game of cat-and-mouse. Set aside your weekend – this one is impossible to put down.
With this unforgettable thriller, master of crime fiction Tom Kakonis launched his acclaimed series featuring Timothy Waverly – an ex-con and professional poker player as good at playing the hero as he is at playing the odds.
Tom Kakonis, a poet of raunch, brings to life the misfits and desperate dreamers who inhabit the shadowy side of a ‘vanilla milkshake town’…Deft plotting, in-depth characterization and devilish humor add up to a riveting read
Stylishly flamboyant…Kakonis has honed his skills at locking violent characters into harrowing, if often hilarious, straits
Tom Kakonis’ writing is on a level with Elmore Leonard.