The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss. So theyre putting word out on the street that Arnos skimming profits from Jimmy Cap Capotortowhich he is, but everybody does it. Harry was planning to retire to Italy someday anyway, so he figures nows a good time to get lost. U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens knows Harrys trickythe bookie ditched him once in an airport while in the marshals custodybut not careful. So Raylans determined to find the fugitives Italian hideaway before cold-blooded Sicilian Zip whacks Arno just for fun. Its a pride thing . . . and it might even put Raylan in good stead with Harrys sexy ex-stripper girlfriend Joyce.
About the Author
Elmore Leonard has written more than forty books during his highly successful writing career, including the bestsellers Road Dogs, Up in Honey's Room, The Hot Kid, Mr. Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, and the critically acclaimed collection of short stories When the Women Come Out to Dance. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Be Cool. Justified, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonard's character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, the short story "Fire in the Hole," and Raylan. Leonard is the recipient of the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA, and the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He lives in Bloomfield Village, Michigan.