A Blind Eye: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Beneath the rotting floorboards of an abandoned shed are human bones -- lots of them -- the last things a runaway rogue true-crime writer and his photojournalist ex-lover expected to find when they took shelter from a vicious Wisconsin blizzard. The grisly nightmare Frank Corso and Meg Dougherty have uncovered is nothing they can turn a blind eye to. The hideous slaughter of a family, undetected for fifteen years, must be avenged, as the hunt for a killer carries Corso halfway across the country, and through a chilling history of violence, terror, and bloodshed. But becoming an instrument of justice has made him a target of a rage-driven maniac -- and it's leading to ashocking truth hidden in an isolated place where death lives ... and where no law protects the innocent.

 

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Page 57 - Navy, to serve in that capacity and also try to figure out what I wanted to do with the rest of my life.
Page 141 - For a second, he looked as if he wanted to say something, but then changed his mind. Corso and Dougherty shook his hand and thanked him for his time. Rosen began to leave the room. He stopped. "I haven't been up there in ten years,
Page 63 - She waved a hand in front of her face as if to remove a vision, or a smell. 'Because you make it unbearable. You force them to leave with your manners, and you've been in the Mitre again with Charlie Watts.
Page 164 - He took her by the hand and led her over to the bed. They both sat down and faced each other. "What's bothering you?
Page 138 - So you can see why we have more people per square mile than any other state in the union. Why do so many people insist upon crowding into our little state? One reason is our location. We are, after all, the "Gateway to America," and have been since the colonial period.
Page 190 - He went to the den and came back with a book, thumbing through it until he found what he was looking for. "Listen to this,
Page 104 - I don't care what she says. I don't care what anybody says.
Page 9 - Then what can I do for you, sir?" "I just wanted to ask a question.
Page 137 - Rosen leaned back in his chair and laced his fingers over his stomach.

About the author (2009)

G.M. Ford is the author of six widely praised Frank Corso novels, Fury, Black River, A Blind Eye, Red Tide, No Man's Land, and Blown Away, as well as six highly acclaimed mysteries featuring Seattle private investigator Leo Waterman. A former creative writing teacher in western Washington, Ford lives in Oregon and is currently working on his next novel.

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