The Moonshine War
"The finest thriller writer alive." -- "The Village Voice."
"Mr. Leonard dazzles as he sprinkles his work continually with unexpected convolutions. . . his people are real, with nary a stereotype in the pack." -- "The New York Times Book Review."
It was Prohibition, and a big, hell-raising Son Martin had himself something special: $125,000 worth of Kentucky's finest home-made whiskey, no one was going to steal it. Because when it came to shooting, fighting, and outsmarting the Big Boys, Son Martin wasn't just good. He was bad . . .dangerous. . . and deadly.
"An absolute master." -- "The Detroit News."
"Elmore Leonard is the real thing. . . .he raise the hard-boiled suspense novel beyond the limits of the genre. . .he paints an acute picture of the world that is all too real and recognizable" -- "The Washington Post."
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Review: The Moonshine WarUser Review - Kenn Staub - Goodreads
I run hot and cold with Leonard's books...some I like, some I don't...this is one of the former. Set in the Prohibition era, its the story of an anti-hero with ethics who must fight those aligned ... Read full review
Review: The Moonshine WarUser Review - Sistermagpie - Goodreads
Elmore Leonard always knows what he's doing. This is a tight little story about a war that's completely futile, and doesn't say much about human nature. I really really hated the bad guys in this ... Read full review