By James Hime
When the CIA comes knocking at ex-Texas Ranger Jeremiah Spur's door, inquiring for a prefer, he's no longer that drawn to supporting. at the very least, no longer until eventually the agent mentions that the man—Benjamin Farkas—who wishes aid asked Jeremiah in particular simply because he knew Jeremiah's father. considering that Jeremiah hasn't visible his father due to the fact that he was once a bit boy, this piques his curiosity, and he reluctantly consents to trip from his ranch in tiny Brenham, Texas, to the massive city—Austin—in order to enquire the disappearance of an accountant, who has vanished besides $10 million of his boss's cash. the truth that Farkas used to be a CIA-trained button guy makes him uncomfortable, however the query of his father's connection potential he can't say no.
At an analogous time, Deputy Sheriff Clyde Thomas—a black guy in a rural Texas jurisdiction who labored with Jeremiah at the final homicide case to hit Brenham—is having a look into the taking pictures deaths of an area drug broker and his female friend, a violent and nasty crime for the often quiet city. Clyde's operating conception is that it's a message in a conflict over drug territory, yet there are lots of questions. it sort of feels not going that Captain Spur's case and Deputy Thomas's case are comparable. yet in all issues legal, even in sleepy Brenham, Texas, issues are not often what they seem.
Scared Money—explosive, sharp, taut, and atmospheric—is the second one booklet to add Jeremiah and Clyde, after James Himes' acclaimed first novel, The evening of the Dance, which was once a finalist for the Edgar Award for top first novel of the yr.
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