By Greg Iles
Will Jennings, his spouse and little lady are a cheerful American relations, residing in Mississippi. Hickey is a conman and kidnapper. He ambitions his sufferers very rigorously and takes nice pains to ensure nobody is ever damage. He has but to kill. All his sufferers have get a hold of the money and the gurus have by no means been concerned. His ideal checklist is all the way down to issues: One, he regularly remains with the fogeys or individual with the cash. , he by no means asks for greater than they could have the funds for. but if he attempts to tear Will's relatives aside, he will get much more than he bargained for...All in a single fateful day.
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24 Hours by Greg Iles