The Instant Enemy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)

The Instant Enemy (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)


Generations of homicide, greed and deception come domestic to roost in time for the main surprising end ever in a Lew Archer novel.At first look, it really is an open-and-shut lacking folks case: a headstrong daughter has run off to be together with her hothead juvenile antisocial boyfriend. that's till this bush-league Bonnie & Clyde kidnap Stephen Hackett, a neighborhood millionaire industrialist. Now, Archer is accessible a funky a hundred Gs for his secure go back by means of his coquettish heiress mom who has her personal mysterious ties to this disturbed duo. however the deeper Archer digs, the extra he realizes that not anything is because it turns out and every thing is questionable. Is the boyfriend a psycho ex-con with homicide at the mind or a broken kid attempting to straighten out his twisted genealogy? And is the daughter easily his nympho sex-kitten significant other in crime or rather a delicate child, attempting to block out awful thoughts of undesirable acid and an unspeakable intercourse crime?

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