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A Welcome Grave

Lincoln Perry 3

By Michael Koryta

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Format: Paperback, 368 pages
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Published In: United Kingdom, 01 November 2012
Lincoln Perry was once a rising star on the Cleveland police force, until he was kicked out after he got in a fight with Alex Jefferson, the millionaire his fiancee left him for. When Jefferson is tortured and murdered, it isn't long before the police are at Lincoln's door asking questions.Things go from bad to worse when Lincoln agrees to do a favour for Jefferson's widow - to track down the dead man's son who has unknowingly inherited his millions. What should be a routine search for a missing person ends with the son's body lying in the morgue and Lincoln in jail.Lincoln realises that Jefferson's millions are the target of a thirst for revenge that hasn't been satisfied by blood. But soon Lincoln is being pursued by a pair of deadly assailants and under pressure from the police, who are determined to put him back behind bars, if he survives long enough to make it there . . .

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When Lincoln Perry's former rival is brutally murdered, Lincoln finds himself in the crosshairs of the investigation.

About the Author

Michael Koryta's novels have won the LA Times Book Prize and the Great Lakes Book Award and been nominated for the Edgar, Shamus, Quill and Barry awards. A former private investigator and newspaper reporter, he published his first novel at the age of twenty-one. His work has been translated into twenty languages.Visit Michael Koryta's website at and follow Michael on Twitter @mjkoryta


Michael Koryta is one of our new dynamos in the world of books . . . [he's] becoming a wonder we'll appreciate for a long time. * Daniel Woodrell * On my must-read list. * Dean Koontz * [Koryta] possesses an unusual gift - the ability to write a sure-fire bestseller. * News of the World * Michael Koryta is one of the most exciting new voices in crime fiction. * Mail on Sunday * A WELCOME GRAVE is much more than a well-written and suspenseful mystery. It is a fictional snapshot depicting how law enforcement and legal machines can be manipulated to favor the rich and powerful at the expense of the poor and powerless - and the innocent. Michael Koryta has crafted an exciting novel with carefully rendered characters, even secondary ones, who will remain with the reader long after turning the last page. * * One of the best P.I.-against-the-world books I've read in a long, long time. Koryta's dialogue remains vivid and his characters sharp as a diamond drill bit. * Crimespree Magazine * The appeal of Koryta's addictively readable narrative comes from his remarkably realistic portrayal of not only individuals but circumstances as well. There are no stereotypical characters, no predictable plot lines; like life, nothing is pure black or white but varying shades of gray. * Chicago Tribune * Stylish . . . well-observed. * New York Times * [A] top-notch thriller. * Booklist * No one in the genre writes better. * Kirkus Review * Koryta is one of the best of the best * Michael Connelly * A nuanced, mature novel that proves both the depth of Koryta's talent and the vitality of the PI genre. * Laura Lippman * Koryta stakes a claim as one of today's preeminent crafters of contemporary hard-boiled mysteries. * Publishers Weekly *

EAN: 9781444713954
ISBN: 1444713957
Publisher: Hodder Paperback
Dimensions: 19.9 x 13 x 2.3 centimetres (0.26 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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