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THE KILL CLAUSE by Gregg Hurwitz

First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by the author. This is a collectible book free from material defects. Jacket covering services are available for a small fee. 2003 NY: Morrow ISBN 9780060530389
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Tim Rackley, a deputy U.S. marshal, watches helplessly as his daughter's killer walks free on a legal technicality. He is suddenly forced to explore his own deadly options a quest that leads him into the welcoming fold of "the Commission."

A vigilante group made up of people like himself relentless streetwise operators who have each lost a loved one to violent crime the Commission confronts the failings of a system that sets predators loose to hunt again, cleaning up society's "mistakes" covertly, efficiently, and permanently. But Rackley soon discovers that playing God is a fearsome task. When his new secret life starts coming unwound at an alarming speed, he is suddenly caught in the most terrifying struggle he has ever faced a desperate battle to save everything left that's worth fighting for.

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4 of 5 Kill Clause / Mystery May 14, 2010
Reviewer: M. CLEMENT from COLLEGE STATION, TX United States  
Federal Marshall Tim Rackley and wife Dray, a sheriff's deputy of LA receive news that their only child is dead, a victim of a child molester. The news is revealed as the family and guests are waiting for the arrival of the victim, Ginny, to her birthday party.  Dray is overcome with rage, while Tim is numb.The statistics are that 50% of marriages do not survive a traumatic loss of a child.  The couple separates because they are afraid their marriage will not survive their emotions. Tim is recruited to join "the Commission," a group that reviews cases where the court has let a guilty person free due to some technicality where evidence is not allowed to be used during the trial. The Commission tries these cases and votes on the evidence. Tim goes along for the chance to review the trial evidence of his daughter's killer.
The kill clause goes into effect and Tim's life is in danger. He has been undercover since joining the commission.  The novel makes up for the stilted beginning.

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