Shockwave: An Aftershock Novel (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Shockwave: An Aftershock Novel (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

Andrew Vachss


Dell, a former mercenary, and his spouse, Dolly, as soon as a battlefield nurse, think they've got eventually stumbled on peace in a deceptively idyllic city at the Oregon coast. until eventually early one morning, whilst a physique washes up at the town's pristine seashore. yet this no unintentional drowning--the corpse is roofed with neo-Nazi tattoos . . . and the cranium has been fractured with a spike.
 
desirous to shut the case earlier than it could actually damage tourism, the jumpy D.A. arrests Homer, a risk free schizophrenic whose wristwatch--a reward from God, he says--is engraved with a logo that exactly matches one of the lifeless man's tattoos. Mack, the director and sole worker of the neighborhood mental-health outreach software, is outraged yet helpless. He confides in Dolly, who, together with her neighborhood connections and her husband's ruthless abilities, is whatever yet. because the look for the genuine killer pulls them deeper into the area of hate teams, Dell and Mack jointly observe the treasonous fog of evil that hovers not just above their city but additionally above the US itself.
 
With this newest installment in his new Aftershock sequence, Andrew Vachss reminds us as soon as again--in his inimitable, visceral prose-that for a few, peace comes at a really excessive price.

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