Burke has gone “missing-and-presumed” from his native New York City, following a failed assassination attempt. The shadowy man-for-hire is scratching out an existence in the Pacific Northwest, waiting to see if it is safe to return.
Without his underground network of contacts and connections, cut off from his own people, Burke is forced to abandon his trademark complex scams. Instead, he returns to what he refers to as “violence for money.” When Gem, the professional border-crosser who calls herself his wife, brings him a job tracking down a runaway teenager, Burke finds himself in a long, dark tunnel of lies—lined with more games than players.
This SIGNED First Edition, hardcover is in very good condition with sharp book board edges and spine. Minimal wear. Dust jacket is in very good condition and stored in a mylar plastic sleeve for added protection.