By John Rector
2012 overseas mystery Award Nominee
Jake Reese is a writing instructor at an American college. He lives in a small brick Tudor just about campus together with his paintings consumer spouse, Diane. His lifestyles is quiet-Ordinary even. And he likes it that means. however it wasn't continuously quiet. Jake's far away prior used to be a lifestyles at the streets, causing harm and ache on extra humans than he can count number. And now an individual from his prior, it sort of feels, has come trying to find him.
A uncooked, gripping mystery concerning the expense paid for earlier sins, John Rector's 3rd novel is a stay twine that crackles with the depth of a guy who has not anything left to lose. whilst males assault Jake in a carpark and bring to an end his ring finger, he attempts to push aside it as an unfortunate case of being within the improper position on the fallacious time. but if occasions take a extra sinister flip and Diane is going lacking, Jake understands he can not conceal from the reality.
As he embarks on a undertaking to discover his spouse, he realizes his darkish prior is refusing to stick buried, and that his destiny is set to spread in methods he might by no means have imagined.
With taut and brooding prose, Rector paints a powerful portrait of a reformed man's sluggish descent right into a existence he inspiration he had walked clear of without end. because the depth turns into nearly insufferable, the velocity accelerates and the suspense applies an unrelenting, vice-like grip, as ALREADY long gone hurtles towards its final, explosive climax.
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Already Gone by John Rector