Eric Jerome Dickey’s DYING FOR REVENGE: on the prowl since November 18, 2008

Intrigue, deception, murder and exotic locales with a noir sensibility and keen attention to setting? another highly entertaining page-turner.” — Publishers Weekly

Last year, New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey introduced readers to hit-man Gideon and his explosive life of crime in the bestselling doubleheader Sleeping with Strangers and Waking with Enemies. Now, fans left craving more of Dickey’s heart-pounding brand of murder, excitement, and suspense can breathe easier. This fall, Dickey returns with another installment in the Gideon saga?DYING FOR REVENGE (Dutton, November 18, 2008, $25.95).

DYING FOR REVENGE marks the return of Gideon, a contract killer with a troubled past and an even more troubled present. Gideon vows to leave his life as a hit-man behind, but he soon finds out that he can never run too far from his past. When a job in Detroit goes wrong, Gideon should have killed the woman who hired him when he had the chance. Now a powerful politician threatened by Gideon’s knowledge of her secrets, and motivated by the desire to get her ultimate revenge, this woman will stop at nothing to have Gideon’s life.

The Lady from Detroit hires two hit-men to handle the job?El Matador, a deadly killer who never misses a shot, and his sexy but ruthless wife, a shopaholic with a weakness for designer labels. But when Gideon proves himself an impossible target, the lady from Detroit sets her sights on those closest to him.

On the exotic island of Antigua, Gideon enlists the help of fellow assassin Hawks to square off against his deadliest adversaries yet. Amidst the palm trees and white sands, Gideon must outsmart and defeat his pursuers before it’s too late, and find a way out of this dangerous game of cat and mouse. It will be a fight to the death?but who will be left standing?

Filled with Dickey’s trademark blend of passion and suspense, DYING FOR REVENGE is a pulse-pounding and deliciously thrilling ride through a Caribbean island paradise.

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