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Ellie Coleman wants justice.

Her father Aaron was viciously assaulted by Robert Lee Maggard six months earlier, and she is obsessed with making sure that Maggard pays, and pays dearly.

Robert Lee Maggard wants revenge.

He meant to kill Aaron Coleman, but came up short. And now Aaron's daughter is pushing his trial forward, a trial that he thought he'd avoided with a plea barg
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Kindle Edition, 287 pages
Published January 14th 2012
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Dana ****Reads Alot****
Not a book i normally would pick but after a chapter i was hooked. Definately glad i gave this a chance. I thought it would be full of violence but only mildly so. One dangerous pyschopath seeking revenge on an employer who he thought in his mind wronged him.this was also a story of a father and daughter coming together again after a brutal attack against her father.
Kimberly
Mar 09, 2015 Kimberly rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Kimberly by: Bookrooster
This book has a tremendous amount of potential. While the suspense begins to build from the first page, I felt it fell flat about halfway through. Maggard was a strong villain, believable and fairly fleshed out, though I would have enjoyed more focus on his psychology and less on descriptions of trees and buildings and rivers and boats. That goes double for our two protagonists. Aaron was an interesting character, and I feel much more could have been done to bring his story alive emotionally. I ...more
Kathy Worrell  ツ
I expected the story to be a little more scarier and intense than it actually was presented in the synopsis. I probably wouldn't recommend it to my friends or family.
Faye Heath
I really enjoyed this book, so much so that I finished it in two quick sittings. Despite some rather dismal editing in the process of creating the eBook (read it on Kindle) the storyline is gripping, may I even add nail-biting, fun. I was whipping through those pages as fast as my little finger could tap the screen.

Is it Literature with a capital L? Nope. Is it entertaining? Yes. Does it get your heart pounding? Oh hell yeah. This would be the perfect audio book for a road trip and I really hope
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Cassandra Hemesath
About halfway through, this book lost me. Up until then, I thought it was superb. It just fell on its face and I couldn't hold interest any longer.

I felt things became bogged down with too much detail, and detail described instead of shown. There is potential to this story, it just needs some work and development to keep my interest.
Ellayne Elias
A real page turner. I couldn't put it down. Some editing issues (I read it on Kindle), but I'm learning to ignore these as they are quite frequent, especially with Kindle bargain books. This was a terrific read.
Richard Ross
I've truly enjoyed this book. It's got excitement and drama from beginning to end. The suspenseful ending was a bit surprising, but thoroughly satisfying. I'll be looking for more books by this author.
Melody
Story has potential. However, the dialogue felt awkward and the story seemed a bit underdeveloped.
Doreen Dalesandro
Kindle freebie, 09/13/12.
Theresa
kept my interest, loved it
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Kevin Kearney is an award winning writer living in Santa Cruz, California. He studied at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop.
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