By Simon Kernick
Whilst Dennis Milne--now dwelling below an assumed identification within the Philippines--hears that his previous good friend and colleague Malik has been gunned down in a cafe, he comes to a decision to return to the violent urban he as soon as referred to as domestic and produce the assassin to justice. Milne arrives in a pre-Christmas London that is chilly and adversarial. yet he's not a policeman; now not charged with conserving the peace and upholding the legislation. even though his previous associates on the King's move station have no idea that Milne is again on the town, it quickly turns into transparent that his arrival has been anticipated by way of males who're after his blood. Hungry for revenge and decided to uphold his personal very tough model of justice, Milne searches for the individual in the back of his friend's demise--and leaves a path of dying and destruction extra wide-reaching than even he can have anticipated.
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Returning to Spruce Lake after all these years was the last thing I wanted to do. It felt like being kicked back to the street turning tricks as a twenty-dollar whore after pulling in two hundred bucks an hour as a call girl. The saying that when you want something done right, do it yourself pounded in my head, taunting me. If I’d just had the damn Hendrickson property burned to the ground last year, I’d never have to step foot in St. Lawrence County again. Yet here I was. Waiting at the curb of the tiny airport for my driver, who was late.
He moved his leg. It wasn’t broken. That was a big fat plus. But something was wrong with it. ” He tried to sound normal, but his voice was scratchy and weak. He could make out faint light from above, but his vision was cloudy. The entrance to the shaft was partly blocked by trees and shrubs, but there was enough light for him to see shadows. He judged that the shaft was about eight feet square and twenty-five feet deep, but his vision blurred again as he tried to focus on his immediate surroundings.
He’d been wild, angry, and felt abandoned—determined that if he was bad enough, his brother and legal guardian Duke would wash his hands of him. His brother never had, and Sean had finally overcome his anger and deep sadness. “My name’s Sean Rogan. ” Sean would have said the same thing when he was a teenager. Probably had. “You’re not leaving here; I’m not letting you. ” Sean looked from the kid’s eyes to his hands, assessing if he had a weapon or was going to bolt. Sean hadn’t wanted to draw his gun on an unarmed kid, but he didn’t know whether or not the kid was carrying.