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Envy the night, Michael Koryta

Label
Envy the night
Title
Envy the night
Statement of responsibility
Michael Koryta
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "It has been seven years since Frank Temple III joined the rest of the world in learning his father's bloody secret: The U.S. marshal maintained a covert career as a contract killer, a double-life that ended in suicide to avoid prosecution and prison." "The shocking revelation triggered years of anonymous drifting for Frank, time spent running from his legacy and struggling to believe that the father he'd loved so dearly was entirely in the wrong. After all, the victims hadn't been innocents. And Devin Matteson, the man who'd lured his father into the killing game only to later give him up to the FBI, is probably the darkest of the lot. Those are troubling thoughts, and Frank tries to stay away from them. But when an old family friend calls to say that Matteson is returning to the isolated Wisconsin lake that was once sacred ground for their families, it's a homecoming Frank knows he can't allow." "His arrival in town reveals a situation far from the expected, though."
  • "While Matteson is nowhere to be found, his old cabin is indeed occupied - by a strange, beautiful woman and a nervous man with a gun. When a pair of assassins from Miami arrive on their heels, Frank knows Matteson can't be far behind. And while the wise move would be to call in the police and get out of town fast, that just doesn't feel right. After all, contract killer or not, Frank's father was at heart a teacher. And his son excelled at the lessons."--BOOK JACKET
Summary
Seven years after the death of his father, a covert agent who supposedly committed suicide to avoid prosecution, Frank Temple is confronted by the past in the person of Devin Matteson, the friend and associate who had betrayed his father
Tone
Writing style
Award
Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery or Thriller, 2008.
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272187
Cataloging source
DLC
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Koryta, Michael
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Fathers and sons
  • Murder for hire
Target audience
adult
Label
Envy the night, Michael Koryta
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Publication
Control code
000043022426
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 288 p.
Isbn
9780312361587
Label
Envy the night, Michael Koryta
Publication
Control code
000043022426
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 288 p.
Isbn
9780312361587

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