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By Matthew F. Jones

After the lack of his kin farm, John Moon is a determined guy. A grasp hunter, his skill to poach online game in-season or out is the single factor that stands among him and the soup kitchen line. till Moon trespasses at the mistaken land, hears a rustle within the brush, and fires a unmarried fateful shot.

Following the bloody path, he comes upon a surprising scene: an unlawful, deep woods campground packed with medicinal drugs, bundles of money and the physique of a useless younger girl, killed by way of Moon's stray bullet.

Faced with an final difficulty, Moon has to select: does he take the money and forget about his accountability for the girl's dying? Or confess?

But earlier than he has an opportunity to come to a decision, Moon unearths himself at the run, pursued by way of those that imagine the cash is theirs. males who don't care approximately correct and improper and who wish just one factor from John Moon: his physique, face down in a ditch.

Matthew F. Jones' A unmarried Shot is a unprecedented, visionary mystery akin to the paintings of Tom Franklin, Ron Rash, Daniel Woodrell, and Cormac McCarthy.

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RT Book Reviews (starred) Praise for Original Sin “Brennan shows a deft command of all things both normal and otherworldly in crafting one of the best tales of its kind since Dean Koontz and Stephen King were still writing about monsters. ” —The Providence Journal If I Should Die is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

You can’t,” he said quietly, looking down. ” Sean mistook the downcast eyes as shame or consideration, he realized, when the kid bolted like a rabbit along the edge of the logging road. He fired his gun into a nearby tree, hoping the sound would make the kid stop. It didn’t. Sean went after him. Faster, he quickly caught up and was about to tackle him when the kid turned sharply right, off the road. Sean followed, picking up speed, about to tackle the kid, when he veered again to the left. Sean took two more steps forward as he turned, and the ground gave way with a startling crunch.

She quickly rappelled down the side of the mine shaft. She landed hard, but kept her balance. “Impressive,” Sean said, his voice strained. “I live to impress you,” Lucy said as she removed the harness. She wasn’t one for playful banter, especially when she was so tense, but it relaxed Sean. Little light made it down this far and she turned on the flashlight. He’d pulled himself into a slumped position against the rock and dirt wall. She smelled blood, and looked at Sean. Wood protruded from his leg, and his jeans were soaked in blood.

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