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By Chuck Logan

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ISBN: 0061031569
EAN: 9780061031564
ASIN: 0061031569
Publisher: HarperTorch
Publication Date: 2003-02-25
Number of Pages: 464
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

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In the icy jaws of an early wintry weather, 3 big-city execs joined Phil dealer on a canoe journey throughout Minnesota's remotest lake. Nature's unforeseen fury battered and approximately killed them.

But it was once guy who left one among them worse than useless . . .

Haunted ex-cop Phil dealer owes Hank Sommer his existence -- and now the rich author is in a coma, because of a "freak" mishap on a medical institution working desk. dealer is aware from challenging event that injuries usually are not consistently what they look like. He suspects foul play, and he's no longer approximately to enable Sommer fade out of this global so simply. however the path to solutions is twisted and lethal, winding round the comatose man's attractive spouse -- a former unique dancer -- and the hoop of risky males nonetheless surrounding her. And Broker's made up our minds look for justice and fact is taking him to a depressing and terrifying position the place he'll be compelled to struggle for his very survival at the coldest evening in Minnesota's heritage . . .

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Chuck Logan

Author Description: Chuck Logan is an writer of crime drama and veteran of the Vietnam warfare, who lives together with his spouse and daughter in Stillwater, Minnesota.

He is better recognized for his sequence of novels that includes the nature Phil dealer, an ex-Minnesota police officer. Logan's novels comprise Hunter's Moon, Absolute 0, Vapor path, Homefront, and After the Rain. Homefront is now a huge movie starring James Franco and Jason Stratham.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/182351

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I delight in crossing Wild’s path,” I promised him. Though Wild and I had met only once, our competition was a vigorous one, and I enjoyed nothing more than tracking down the goods his men stole. I made it my policy, when possible, to avoid impeaching thieves in Wild’s employ, for their master had no similar scruples, and my mercy toward these prigs had earned me some little gratitude. Sir Owen smiled broadly. “I like a man of your spirit,” he said, and then grabbed my hand with a wrenching vigor.

I like a man of your spirit,” he said, and then grabbed my hand with a wrenching vigor. I smiled as I governed my hand’s retreat from Sir Owen’s enthusiastic grip. ” Sir Owen stepped to the side of the path to let a handsome collection of young couples pass us. “I like you, Weaver,” he said. “I have never been a bigot in matters of religion, and now I can see why. What signifies whether or not a man eats pork? ” I sensed that I had been dismissed, so I bowed to Sir Owen and allowed him to walk over to a group of gentlemen of his acquaintance.

For vessels carrying tobacco, the process is known as “socking”; the laborers merely plunge their hands into the bales of tobacco, sock away as much as they can hold and then resell it on their own. True enough it was a kind of sanctioned theft, but years ago tobacco merchants had realized that their porters were helping themselves to the cargo despite any measures meant to prevent them, so they simply cut the wages and looked the other way. Old Balfour, however, had taken the unhappy step of hiring men to inspect the workers and make sure no one socked his goods, but he refused to raise wages proportionately.

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