The Kill Clause (Tim Rackley #1)
A riveting and explosive novel, The Kill Clause is a brilliantly inventive tour de force by a powerful new master of suspense.
Tim Rackley is a dangerous man of honor, a deputy U.S. marshal who is very good at his job -- until everything he believes in is shattered by the brutal murder of his own daughter.
Betrayed by an imperfect judicial system, Rackley watches helplessly...more
I've recently re-read a few books in the series, and they hold up well against authors like Michael Conne ...more
The action and technology devices keep this fast paced thriller moving along. An impressive start to this series.
The book opens with "Rack" and his wife Dray, who are both in law enforcement, finding out that their 7-year-old daughter has been found murdered. Her killer was rushed through a trial, and even though he confessed, he gets off because he is found to be deaf to the point that he has to read lips.....when they merandized him, his back was turned to the officer, and so the whole case was thrown out of court ...more
The protagonist, Tim Rackley, and his secondary characters are interesting and in some cases well-developed. The journey of the novel difficult and trying.
A fun ride.
I read that Hurwitz worked on the screenplay for this book and i ...more
Gregg Hurwitz is the critically acclaimed, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of fourteen novels, most recently Don’t Look Back, You’re Next, The Survivor and Tell No Lies. His books have been nominated for numerous awards, shortlisted twice for best novel of the year by International Thriller Writers, nominated for CWA’s Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, chosen ...more