aOne of [the] besta (Orlando Sentinel) Lucas Davenport Novelsanow with a New Introduction by the Author. Clara Rinker is twenty-eight, beautiful, charmingly southernaand the best hit woman in the business. She just goes about her business, collects her money, and goes home. Her latest hit sounds simple: a defense attorney wants a rival eliminated. No problemauntil a witness survives. Clara usually knows how to deal with loose ends: cut them off, one by one, until they're all gone. This time, thereas one loose end thatas hard to shake. Lucas Davenport has no idea of the toll this case is about to take on him. Clara knows his weak spots. She knows how to penetrate them, and how to use them. And when a woman like Clara has the advantage, no one is safe.Come on, goddamnit. Whattaya mean, fifty cents? The government doesna#39;t pay fifty cents, and thata#39;s supposed to cover gasoline . ... Thirty miles out of town, a yellow light popped on the left dash that said Check Engine, and he took it to the side again, fearing that he ... means all your oil just ran out on the road, a Lucas said.
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