Synopses & Reviews
Melander likes to do things flashy. When Parker finds himself working with Melander on a bank heist in a mid-sized midwestern city, his job is throwing a Molotov cocktail into a gas station. The resulting explosion sends the cops and fire trucks to the east side of town, while Melander and his gang plunder the bank on the west side. Parker doesn't care for flashy. And he doesn't care for Melander's plan for a new heist, one that will clean out Palm Beach of a lot of very expensive jewelry. But what Parker really dislikes is Melander's intention to use the proceeds from the bank job to capitalize the Palm Beach job . . . including Parker's cut. Melander is very polite about Parker's not wanting to go in on the Florida heist, and very sincere about paying Parker his share . . . with interest . . . after the jewelry job goes down. But that's not the way Parker works. Now he's tailing the gang down South, with his own plan for getting his own back . . . and the entire swag of gems besides.
The acclaimed author of "The Hook" brings back contemporary crime fiction's greatest criminal to punish the crooks who dared double cross him. Parker doesn't care for Melander's plan for a new heist that uses the proceeds from one heist to clean out Palm Beach of several pieces of expensive jewelry. Parker is tailing the gang South, with a plan for getting back his own cut, plus and the entire swag of gems.