By Elmore Leonard
“Intense….A better quality of entertainment.”
—New York Times
Elmore Leonard’s Glitz is a killer…in the absolute best method. “The King Daddy of crime writers” (Seattle Times) electrifies with this unputdownable noir story of a mama’s boy psycho killer with a vendetta opposed to a Miami cop. A cat-and-mouse story with claws, Glitz is exciting, scary, explosive, extraordinary, every thing an excellent mystery is meant to be—superior crime fiction the genre’s overdue greats, John D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, et al, could were proud to name their very own. Elmore Leonard, the writer of awesome mayhem and actually unforgettable characters—like U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of the hit television sequence Justified—is at his nail-biting, page-turning top with Glitz which Stephen King within the New York occasions e-book Review calls, “Smashing and satisfying.”
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He misplaced. ” “He may perhaps slightly converse. He’d begin to say anything and there’d be a protracted pause, like he was once studying a overseas language. ultimately he stated, ‘Fuck it,’ and passed me a hundred-dollar invoice and stated he was once going to do it on his personal. ” “That’s what it was,” Vincent acknowledged, “I spotted within the living room. It isn’t that he listens from now on than he ever did. yet he didn’t use the note, I don’t imagine even as soon as. ” “He did use it as soon as, I remember,” Linda acknowledged, “but for Jackie that’s fucking awesome. ” * * * As they dressed to visit dinner Linda watched Vincent slip the blue-steel computerized within the waist of his trousers, on the small of his again, and look at his profile within the wardrobe replicate, his linen sportcoat placing open, limp. “You observed him,” Linda acknowledged. “I imagine so. ” “He understands the place we're? ” “I imagine so. ” “What’re you going to do? ” “Nothing. ” “You’re shutting me out,” Linda acknowledged. No, he was once indifferent; he was once a policeman, he knew the best way to get outdoors of himself, examine anything with no letting his emotions get within the approach. Teddy will be again yet he was once now not among them. He advised her that at dinner within the Spanish eating place, Torreblanca. He instructed her Teddy must wait, and perhaps he might become bored with it and move domestic. He advised her he wasn’t anxious approximately Teddy, so long as he sat dealing with the door. Linda stated, “I’ve by no means even noticeable him. ” Vincent stated, “Would you're keen on to? ” They got here out of the eating place, waited because the parking attendant introduced them the white Chevette, backing it up the doorway force from the road. “He’s approximately midway down the block,” Vincent stated, “to the left. ” able to tail them. Magdalena one-way east and Vincent must flip to the fitting leaving the force. yet he didn’t. He became left, no autos coming within the moments it took to coast quietly towards the pink Chevette, head on, to listen to tree frogs shrilling and notice Teddy bring up his hand within the headlight beam—there he used to be. Linda announcing, “That’s Teddy? ” as Vincent lower round the automobile and collected velocity. He became off Magdalena on the finish of the block. “That’s Teddy. ” within the evening site visitors on Ashford street, the younger Puerto Ricans cruising the Condado part, he seemed at the back of them back. Vincent saved song of him in his reflect. Linda grew to become in her seat to seem again. “He waved. Did you notice him? ” Vincent didn’t solution. The pink Chevette’s headlights moved out of the rearview reflect. Vincent glanced over. Teddy was once arising progressively on their correct. They stopped at a mild and Teddy pulled up subsequent to them, shut. Linda acknowledged it back. “That’s Teddy? ” Vincent watched him, Teddy having a look instantly forward, drumming flippantly at the guidance wheel to the song coming from the auto radio. the sunshine replaced. Teddy seemed over and gave them his smirky grin. Linda stated, “You haven’t even laid a hand on him? I don’t think it. ” “If I started,” Vincent acknowledged, “I don’t imagine i'll cease. ” “Why could you must? ” Linda stated. The white Chevette and the purple Chevette crept alongside in site visitors facet by means of facet, got here to a cease on the mild in entrance of the vacation lodge.
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