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Published by Constable Crime, 18
September 2014. ISBN: 9781472112149
You can't blame folks who view a murderer's religious transformation
from Bad Guy to Good Guy with scepticism.So when Jamey Dixon, newly released from prison under a governor's
amnesty, comes back to set up his own church in Jericho, Mississippi, many of
the locals are understandably cynical.Especially Sheriff Quinn Colson.Especially when
Colson's very own daughter is
under Dixon's spell.
The family of the victim is
out for revenge.Two vicious prisoners,
who knew Dixon inside, have broken murderously out of jail, and are making
their wayto Jericho, to catch up with
their former mate, and the money they believe he has stashed away – their money.And there's a tornado heading straight for
But believe it or not, Jamie
seems to have undergone a genuine conversion. Is anything going to happen to
make him go 'batshit craz', as someone puts it?Or will his new-found persona stay calm and kind.
When the tornado hits, the
town is left stranded, without communication to the wider world.No-one can get in or out, because the roads
are washed away.Darkness both literal and
metaphorical, is falling on Jericho.How
many bodies will it take before Colson can sort it out and clean it up?You'll have to read this great thriller to
Reviewer: Susan Moody
Ace Atkinsis an experienced crime writer with several stand
alones, a series about Nick Travers and his Quinn Coulson series which he
continues to write. He has already published the Spenser Lullaby and is writing
more Spensers. In an interview in 2013 he explained that he couldn't write the
Coulson and Spenser books at the same time - he writes the two series
separately allowing half a year for each!
Susan Moodywas born and brought up in Oxford. She
has published over 30 crime and suspense novels, including the Penny Wanawake
series and the Cassandra Swann bridge series. She is a past Chairman of
the British Crime Writers' Association, a member of the Detection Club, a past
Writer-in-Residence at the University of Tasmania and a past President of the
International Association of Crime Writers. She divides her time between
south-west France and south-east Kent. Nominated for the CWA short
story award. Nominated for the RNA's award.