Buried secrets, dirty lies, and unbridled greed and ambition raise the stakes down South in the lauded crime series from New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins. Twenty years ago, brandon Taylor was thought to be just another teen boy who ended his life too soon. That's what almost everyone in Tibbehah County, Mississippi, said after his body and hunting rifle were found in the Big Woods.
What happened to the evidence? Where are the missing files? Who really killed Brandon?Quinn wants to help. Tibbehah will be lawless. Quinn's been fighting evil and corruption since he was a kid, at home or as a U. S. This time, evil may win out. Truck stop madam fannie Hathcock runs most of that action, and has her eyes on taking over the whole show.
Army ranger in Afghanistan and Iraq. If he manages to get elected, the Syndicate will be untouchable. And then there's senator jimmy vardaman, who's cut out the old political establishment riding the Syndicate's money and power--plus a hefty helping of racism and ignorance--straight to the governor's office.
He's trying to shut down the criminal syndicate that's had a stranglehold on Tibbehah for years, stolen goods, trafficking drugs, and young women through the MidSouth. Now two new york-based reporters show up asking Sheriff Quinn Colson questions about the Taylor case.
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To make matters worse, a shady trucking firm with possible ties to the Gulf Coast syndicate has moved into Tibbehah, and they have their own methods of intimidation. With his longtime deputy lillie virgil now working up in memphis, and his own wedding on the horizon, Quinn Colson finds himself having to fall back on some brand-new deputies to help him out, but with Old West-style violence breaking out, this is without a doubt Colson's most trying time as sheriff.
Cracks are opening up all over the county, and shadowy figures are crawling out through them--and they're all heading directly for him. Years ago, with revenge, but now he's getting out, power, Colson's late uncle had put the clan's patriarch in prison, and family business on his mind. In this novel from new York Times-bestselling crime master Ace Atkins, violence comes in many forms.
. And this time it may be more than Quinn Colson can handle. The pritchards had never been worth a damn--an evil, greedy family who made their living dealing drugs and committing mayhem.
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The enemies, he has plenty of. In fact, their techniques are so like the ones in the Ranger Handbook that he can’t help wondering if the outlaws are former Rangers themselves. And that’s definitely going to be a problem. If colson stands any chance of catching them, new enemies, he’s going to need the help of old allies, and a lot of luck.
The bank robbers wreaking havoc across the south are carrying out their heists with such skill and precision that they remind Tibbehah County Sheriff Quinn Colson of the raids he once led as an Army Ranger. From new york times bestselling author ace Atkins comes a rollicking crime novel of brazen thieves, good ole boy politicians, truck stop women—and one decent man crazy enough to fight them all.
. It’s the allies and the luck that are in woefully short supply.
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Quinn colson returns to jericho, mississippi, and gets pulled back into a world of greed and violence in this gritty, darkly comic tale from New York Times bestselling Southern crime master Ace Atkins. Quinn knows he doesn't owe his hometown a damn thing, but he can't resist the pull of becoming a lawman again and accepts a badge from his former colleague, foul-mouthed acting Sheriff Lillie Virgil.
Both officers have fought corruption in Tibbehah County before, but the case they must confront now is nothing like they've ever seen. When a former high school cheerleader is found walking a back road completely engulfed in flames, everyone in Jericho wants answers for the senseless act of violence. As quinn and lillie uncover old secrets and new lies, the entire town turns against them, and they soon learn that the most dangerous enemies may be the ones you trust most.
After being voted out of office and returning to the war zone he’d left behind, Quinn Colson is back in Jericho, trying to fix things with his still-married high school girlfriend and retired Hollywood stuntman father.
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He has offers in bigger and better places, but before he goes, Colson’s got one more job to do—bring down county kingpin Johnny Stagg’s criminal operations for good. At least that's the plan. But in the middle of the long, somebody smashes through the house of a wealthy mill owner, hot summer, making off with a safe full of money and shooting a deputy.
As deputy lillie virgil hunts the criminals and draws Colson in, other people join the chase, too, but with a much more personal motive. And as colson well knows, some secrets can kill. In this “morbidly funny”the new york times thriller in ace Atkin’s southern crime series, former Mississippi sheriff Quinn Colson might be out of a job—but that doesn't mean he’s staying out of trouble.
. For that safe contained more than just money—it held secrets. Quinn colson is unemployed—voted out of his position as sheriff of Tibbehah County, Mississippi.
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Now evidence has surfaced of his innocence, and county sheriff Quinn Colson sets out not only to identify the stranger’s remains, but to charge those responsible for the lynching. As he starts to uncover old lies and dirty secrets, though, he runs up against fierce opposition from those with the most to lose—and they can play dirty themselves.
Mississippi sheriff quinn colson attempts to root out small town corruption in this gritty crime thriller in Ace Atkins’ acclaimed New York Times bestselling series. Soon colson will find himself accused of terrible crimes, and the worst part is, the accusations just might stick. Thirty-six years ago, mississippi, a nameless black man wandered into Jericho, with nothing but the clothes on his back and a pair of paratrooper boots.
Less than two days later, he was accused of rape and murder, hunted down by a self-appointed posse, and lynched. As the two investigations come to a head, it is anybody’s guess who will prevail—or even come out of it alive.
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A year after becoming sheriff of Tibbehah County, Mississippi, Quinn Colson is faced with a pardoned killer’s return to Jericho. So they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho, leaving a trail of bodies in their wake. In the third gripping crime novel in ace Atkins’s New York Times bestselling series, small town sheriff Quinn Colson takes on deadly criminals and even deadlier weather.
. Colson and his deputy, Lillie, have their work cut out for them. Jamey dixon now preaches redemption and forgiveness, but the family of the woman he was convicted of killing isn’t buying it. They warn quinn that his sister’s relationship with Dixon could be fatal. But they don’t count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as the manhunt heats up.
Others don’t think the new preacher is a changed man, either—a couple of dangerous convicts who confided in Dixon about an armored car robbery believe he’s after the money they hid. Communications are down, the roads are impassable—and the rule of law is just about to snap.
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His friend boom has been drinking himself into oblivion and picking fights at the local bar. He and deputy lillie virgil are convinced that Janet and Ramon have a taste for guns, drugs, and human trafficking. But colson can’t focus on his personal problems. And his old flame is pregnant. Soon colson and virgil find a link between the fugitive couple and a drug cartel that controls most of the Texas border, taking their investigation far beyond the rough hills of northeast Mississippi.
. Fans of justified and james lee burke will love Mississippi lawman Quinn Colson in this Edgar® Award Nominee for Best Novel from the author of The Ranger. When army ranger quinn colson, the new sheriff of tibbehah County, what he finds is a horrifying scene of neglect, thirteen empty cribs, is called out to investigate a child abuse case, and a shoe box full of money.
Janet and ramon torres seem to have skipped town—but Colson’s sure they’ll come back for the cash. Meanwhile, colson’s sister has returned—clean and sober for good, she says.
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J. And once it’s discovered, there’s no going back for this real hero of the Deep South. A suicide, he’s told, but others—like tomboy deputy Lillie Virgil—whisper murder. Box after years of war, meth runners, decay, rough hill country of northeast Mississippi to find his native Tibbehah County overrun with corruption, Army Ranger Quinn Colson returns home to the rugged, and violence.
. His uncle, the longtime county sheriff, is dead. The first novel in ace atkins’ new york times bestselling quinn colson series. In quinn colson, bestselling author Ace Atkins has created an American hero in a time when we need him. C. In the days that follow, his town, his friends, not only about his uncle, but about his family, it’s up to Colson to discover the truth, and himself.
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As an ice storm bears down on north Mississippi and Memphis, and Tibbehah County is isolated from the outside world, the killers will return to finish the job. But this time, quinn colson and company will be waiting, ready to bust apart a criminal empire running on a rigged system for far too long. This is the battle of Jericho, the epic showdown that's been years in the making.
. Vardaman sits at the top of the state's power structure--both legal and criminal--and little does he know, Quinn is still alive. Since quinn's been gone, the criminal element in north Mississippi has flourished, with queenpin Fannie Hathcock enjoying unbridled freedom. In this gripping new crime novel from the New York Times-bestselling author, Quinn Colson is about to find out whether his quest for justice can coexist with his loyalty to the law.
. Shot up and left for dead, Sheriff Quinn Colson has revenge on his mind. Marshal lillie virgil, and Donnie Varner, a childhood buddy now working for the Feds as an informant. Eventually, the war will end--for better or worse. With the help of his new wife maggie, he's walking again, rehabilitation, and sheer force of will, eager to resume his work as a southern lawman and track down those responsible for his attempted murder.
Quinn will enlist the help of his most trusted friends, including federal agent Jon Holliday, U.
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In hollywood, all that glitters isn't gold. Two years later, she disappears from her apartment. In the latest thriller featuring the legendary Boston PI, Spenser heads to the City of Angels to meet old friends and new enemies in a baffling missing person case that might shake Tinseltown to its core. Gabby leggett left her Boston family with dreams of making it big as a model/actress in Hollywood.
Private eye. Spenser barely has time to unpack before the trail leads to a powerful movie studio boss, the Armenian mob, and a shadowy empowerment group some say might be a dangerous cult. It's soon clear that spenser and Sixkill may be outgunned this time, and series favorites Chollo and Bobby Horse ride to the rescue to provide backup.
Leggett's mother hires spenser to find her, Zebulon Sixkill, with help of his former apprentice, now an L. A. Her family, former boyfriend, friends--and the police--have no idea where she is and no leads. And not all those who wander are lost. From the mansions of beverly Hills to the lawless streets of a small California town, Spenser will need to watch his step.