With Walking Money, James O. Born was hailed as "the real thing" by Elmore Leonard Shock Wave
was called "a constant blitz of action" (The Miami Herald) and with Escape Clause, Born was
celebrated as "the best thing to happen to Florida crime writing since Elmore Leonard hit the Sunshine
State" (Chicago Sun-Times). Now Born takes it to the next level with a remarkable novel of corruption,
fraud, and the messy business of murder by explosives.
Since returning from Bosnia, ATF agent Alex "Rocket" Duarte has been slowly reacclimating to life
in South Florida. But when a gunrunner's car explodes, Duarte's life kicks into high gear in a high-profile
hunt for what appears to be a serial bomber. Teamed up with a lawyer from the Department of Justice
who herself is looking into possibly related bombings in Virginia and Seattle, Duarte crisscrosses the
country, following the bomber and hoping to anticipate his next move, but as he peels away the layers
of deception, the lines between friends and enemies begin to blur-and the results are explosive.
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