By Stuart Woods
Now the bestselling writer brings again his small-town leader of police—and her striking Doberman, Daisy—for one other exhilarating event. . . . while Holly's marriage ceremony festivities are shattered via a brutal theft, she vows to discover the culprits. With not anything to move on however the inexplicable killing of an blameless bystander, Holly discovers proof that leads her into the midst of a extended family whose contributors are as mysterious as they're zealous. Holly's father, Ham, a retired military grasp sergeant, is her price ticket into their unusual global. What he unearths there boggles the brain and sucks them all—Holly, Ham, and Daisy—into a whirlpool of crazed illegal activity from which even the FBI can't retailer them....
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