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By Greg Rucka

ISBN-10: 0553897330

ISBN-13: 9780553897333

Greg Rucka has earned the type of attractiveness that every one mystery writers envy: his crime fiction grabs readers by way of the throat and compels them to learn as though their very own lives have been at stake. Now, in an electrifying departure, Rucka creates a brand new type of hero: a broken younger girl in loose fall who’s not just in danger—but dangerous.

A Fistful of Rain

Mim Bracca is using the short lane directly off the top of the area. Now she’s coming domestic with out a task, and not using a destiny, and and not using a prayer—and just one final likelihood to get her toes below her, or move down without end. yet domestic has its personal terrors, together with a prior Mim has performed every little thing attainable to go away behind.

Now that previous is coming again with the surprising pace and lethal motive of a sniper’s bullet, aimed to ruin her as soon as and for all. whilst Mim suffers her first blackout, waking up dazed and bloodied, she’s convinced she’s hit rock bottom.

She’s incorrect. She’s in basic terms simply began to fall.

The images are invasive, obscene, and all around the web for a person to work out. How they obtained there, the place and once they have been shot, and by means of whom, Mim has no thought. And earlier than the research into the problem even starts off, a brutal homicide makes it transparent that no matter what Mim thinks her existence has been in past times, she’s approximately to profit it’s all a lie.

The type of lie that would kill.

Written with gorgeous originality, A Fistful of Rain crosses the road isolating the to blame from the blameless because it takes us on a breakneck trip of deceit and double go and—quite possibly—the final twenty-four hours in Mim Bracca’s stormy lifestyles.

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Weight’s coming,” the girl says, and whistles something to Pushingar. “We feel it,” Picker says. “I think there’s going to be a big wind,” the girl says. “All the air in here will catch up with the spin. ” And that’s just the way it is. As we fall the short distance outboard, “down,” the air around us not only gets colder, but also begins moving even more violently than the breeze over the channeled river. —and we’re being dragged over the floor, no matter how we try to hold on. Not strong enough yet to lift us up and flip us over.

You should know better than to get that stuff in your eyes. ” Water. I realize how thirsty I am and think back on the dripping condensation—how I should have caught it on my tongue, lapped it up. ” “Where? ” A sour expression. ” “I get lonely,” she says with a sniff. Somehow, I doubt that’s the whole truth. ” “Others, not like you and me. Well, maybe a little. ” This expands my thinking to a painful degree. I’m drifting away from her again on air currents, bumping up against small stuff. So many questions, and this girl has reversed roles, making herself a teacher and me a student.

Doors closing. Walls moving, scraping, squealing. My lungs seize. Hands and arms grow stiff. Naked flesh sticks to the deck. Skin comes away. I’m freezing. A little one pulls on my exposed arm. She’s thin and wiry and strong. She tears at the sac until all of my upper body is cold. She makes sounds. I think I understand but my head isn’t locked in yet. There was something wonderful before this. What was it? ” The little one’s still tugging and pushing, dancing on the frozen deck. I try to move but I’m uncoordinated.

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