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Journalist Mick Murphy meets his fantasy dream girl as he walks across Harvard Yard. She seems to know a lot about him and has a ticket on the same flight to Los Angeles as he does. By the time they land Murphy has left his fantasy override his senses and gets involved in the woman's search for the tormentors of her gay brother, to warm them that her family is seeking ...more
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Published June 22nd 2011 by Michael Haskins
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Jaden Terrell
Sep 28, 2011 Jaden Terrell rated it really liked it
REVENGE is a fast-paced story with a likeable protagonist, journalist Mick Murphy. After giving a speech to a journalism class at Harvard, his alma mater, Mick meets Michelle, the woman of his fantasies. She reminds Mick that he once knew her brother, Manny, and says that long-term abuse and shame over his homosexuality has driven Manny to commit suicide. Her family has sworn vengeance against the men who tormented Manny, but Michelle says she has no taste for murder and enlists Mick's help to ...more
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Jan 18, 2014 Kathy rated it liked it
Mick Murphy is a gonzo journalist who's approached by a beautiful woman while leaving his alma mater, Harvard. She tells him a story of a fellow student, her brother, that Mick was apparently kind to but barely remembers. The brother was gay and abused by several of their classmates. After her brother commits suicide, the family is out to gruesomely punish his abusers. A high body count ensues.

I confess I had part of the story figured out but certainly not the twist at the end. My only beef was,
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Jan 08, 2014 Joe Vitucci rated it liked it
Love is blind, is that the moral of this story? Many people told him they were getting some bad vibes about this woman. I thought the finish was way too casual after all of those people getting hurt and killed. I would have finished the book when they went to Mel's place and found it empty, and said "to be continued."
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Oct 08, 2014 John Hubbard rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the pacing once again, very good read. I'm getting more familiar with the main characters and am still pleasantly surprised by them, no small feat, kudos Michael.
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Mystery Writer living in Key West, Florida. A member of MWA and ITA and PWA. Short story, Vampire Slayer Murdered in Key West, was nominated for a best short story of 2012 for a Shamus Award. He has seven books in his Mick Murphy Key West Mystery series.
Haskins worked as the business editor/writer for the local Key West daily and then as the public information officer for the city, all of which ha
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