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Ordell Whitebread Robbie makes a fine living selling illegal high-powered weaponry to the wrong people. Jackie Burke couriers Ordells profits from Freeport to Miami. But the feds are on to Jackieand now the aging but still hot flight attendant will have to do prison time or play ball, which makes her a prime loose end that Ordell needs to tie up permanently. Jackie, however, has other options. And with the help of Max Cherryan honest but disgruntled bail bondsman looking to get outshe could even end up with a serious nest egg in the process.
About the Author
Elmore Leonard has written more than forty books during his highly successful writing career, including the bestsellers Road Dogs, Up in Honey's Room, The Hot Kid, Mr. Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, and the critically acclaimed collection of short stories When the Women Come Out to Dance. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Be Cool. Justified, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonard's character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, the short story "Fire in the Hole," and Raylan. Leonard is the recipient of the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA, and the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Bloomfield Village, Michigan.
Praise for Rum Punch…
“The greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever!”
-The New York Times Book Review