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Weyman Jones's latest thriller is as timely as the next Middle East religious riot. It introduces a
contemporary Cherokee obsessed with his ancient obligation to avenge the murder of his clansmen.
He plans to display his revenge murders on YouTube to reawaken the passions of his people. He
captures a young woman to help him target her estranged husband. As their relationsh
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Hardcover, 275 pages
Published August 20th 2014 by Five Star (ME)
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Erin Lee
Sep 01, 2015 rated it it was ok
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Sharon Mensing
May 24, 2014 rated it liked it
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EVIL IN RETURN works on many levels but doesn’t excel in any of them. On the one hand, it is an examination of Stockholm Syndrome. On another, it deals with fanaticism and its link to terrorism. Another theme explores real estate and finance corruption. Narcissism plays a significant role, and spousal insecurities and power relationships provide additional motivation for the book’s characters. Historical mistreatment of Native Americans is a further thread. Any one of these could serve as a cent ...more
Mehreen Ahmed
Oct 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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Weyman Jones's Evil in Return is an excellent example of his storytelling skills. Easy reading of this book makes for an exciting experience, as the reader embarks on the quest of mystery and suspense. His observation to details is remarkable, such as, a can of talcum power is taken out of the medicine cabinet, double-knotting shoe lace, are attributable to quality writing. These mundane, yet powerful descriptions are the book's vantage points leading up to those thrilling
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Garryvivianne
Nov 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
Great great book. I love the way the author writes. Story is about a young Cherokee descendant that feels like he has to get retribution for the Trail of Tears, a major harm done to his ancestors. Also a good character in the story is Samantha, who has been kidnapped by Charlie, unbeknownst to her, to get her ex husband to meet with this Charlie.

There are many "mini" situations that finally make their way into the whole story. I was not sure where the start of the story was heading, but it does
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Sherry
Aug 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Fascinating thriller that keeps you on your toes. The characters are well-rounded & the story-line absolutely keeps you on your toes. ...more
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