The Broken Places

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2013 - Fiction - 358 pages
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The remarkable third novel in the ?harrowing” (Associated Press), ?killer” (Minneapolis Star Tribune) new series about the real Deep South from the New York Times?bestselling author.

A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prison. Jamey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victim's family, the only thought is revenge.

Another group who doesn't believe him?the men in prison from Dixon's last job, an armored car robbery. They're sure he's gone back to grab the hidden money, so they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho themselves.

Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know they've got their work cut out for them. But they don't count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head. Communications are down, the roads are impassable?and the rule of law is just about to snap.

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Review: The Broken Places (Quinn Colson #3)

User Review  - Douglas Lord - Goodreads

Atkins's third book in the “Quinn Colson” series (after The Ranger and The Lost Ones) begins when intelligent, nasty thugs Esau and Bones escape the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman Farm so ... Read full review

Review: The Broken Places (Quinn Colson #3)

User Review  - BL Hewitt - Goodreads

This is my first Atkins novel, but it won't be the last. Not really a mystery and not your typical fast paced, plot driven thriller. This is a great story where the plot is brilliantly written around ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

ACE ATKINS is the author of eleven previous books, including two Quinn Colson novels, The Ranger—nominated for the 2012 Edgar Award for Best Novel—and The Lost Ones. In addition, he has been selected by the Robert B. Parker estate to continue the Spenser novels, the first of which, Robert B. Parker's Lullaby, was a New York Times bestseller. He lives on a farm outside Oxford, Mississippi.

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