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When half-brothers Mick and Jerzy Sawyer are summoned to their father's prison deathbed, it isn't for a tearful goodbye. The spiteful old man tells the two estranged brothers about an old diamond heist with outstanding loot, and sets them on a path of cooperation and competition to recover the jewels.

Jerzy is the quintessential career criminal, fresh out of a short bit and
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Paperback, 264 pages
Published August 30th 2012 by CreateSpace (first published August 4th 2012)
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Nigel Bird
Aug 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Gar’s a cynical, cold jailbird who’s dying in a prison hospital. He’s hard and mean right up to the end. Before leaving this world, he asks his doctor to set up a visit from his 2 sons so that he can rest in a kind of peace.

His sons are an interesting pair and they can prove or disprove nature-nurture theories in any way you like, given that they were born to different mothers.

Mick is the Irish son, Jerzy is the Pole. Mick was once a cop and might have a soft side well hidden somewhere, but in t
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James
May 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Mick and Jerzy Sawyer are half-brothers in Chicago, but there's no brotherly love between these two. Jerzy is a career criminal, Mick is a disgraced former cop who went to prison because he took the fall for other cops. The two of them basically hate each other . . . but they're forced to work together when their dying convict father puts them on the trail of a stolen necklace and earrings worth millions of dollars. More complications ensue when Jerzy finds himself in the middle of a gang war an ...more
Benoit Lelièvre
Jan 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Surprisingly bold and ambitious and yet as hardboiled as it gets. BLOOD ON BLOOD is the story of two brothers, haunted by their father's recent departure. One has turned exactly like him and the other is a passive-aggressive reaction to his old man's existence. Together, they work at verifying an omen of possible future wealth he uttered with his last words.

The characterization is tremendous. You can feel the weight of time, years, success, failures and treason between everyone. Beyond being a
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