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Killshot: A Novel Paperback – Nov 29 2011

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition (Nov. 29 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062121596
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062121592
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.9 x 20.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 249 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #334,457 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Ironworker Wayne Colson has come to the real estate office where his wife, Carmen, works at the worst possible time: while Ojibway Indian hit man Armand Degas and loose cannon Richie Nix are there to shake down Carmen’s boss. Unable to help himself, Wayne steps into harm’s way . . . and sends the two malefactors out the door bleeding. Now the shooter-for-hire and his ex-con partner are after the Colsons and there’s little the state police and local law enforcement can do about it. The best the feds can offer is the Witness Security Program. So it’s coming down to just Wayne and Carmen—and ultimately to Carmen herself—to deal with two rough-trade misfits with murder on their minds.

About the Author

Elmore Leonard wrote more than forty books during his long career, including the bestsellers Raylan, Tishomingo Blues, Be Cool, Get Shorty, and Rum Punch, as well as the acclaimed collection When the Women Come Out to Dance, which was a New York Times Notable Book. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. The short story "Fire in the Hole," and three books, including Raylan, were the basis for the FX hit show Justified. Leonard received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He died in 2013.

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HASH(0x9d7c5600) out of 5 stars Classic Elmore Leonard May 25 2013
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What can one say when the master slams out another winner? "Killshot" is a taut, compelling tale involving a married couple who inadvertently witness a crime, and must then enter the federal Witness Protection Program. The criminals pursue them relentlessly, and the novel is written in the typical style of Mr. Leonard--great dialogue, scenic realism, and characters who live and breathe on the page. A wonderful crime novel from the king of crime novelists.

Mark Rubinstein,
Author of "Mad Dog House" and "Love Gone Mad"
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
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This is very well written. It's unique. It's violent. It's a unique view into a world that hopefully most of us will never be exposed to.
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HASH(0x9d73d4ec) out of 5 stars Hard-to-root-for characters Sept. 21 2013
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I enjoyed the dialog of the characters and the writing was well-done, but except for the main female, I didn't like any of the characters. Considering that the book is written from the POV of multiple characters that I disliked, I just didn't enjoy reading it.

Elmore Leonard style reminded me somewhat of Robert Parker's style, but I enjoyed Parker's characters much better, even though they also tend to be flawed.

I picked up the book because I enjoy the TV series Justified and wanted to find the author who the show is based upon. I probably wouldn't read another one, and I'm disappointed about that.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9d7c8da4) out of 5 stars Killshot:by Elmore Leonard Nov. 27 2012
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Fantastic. I loved it. Elmore Leonard is one of my favorite authors, and he takes you along with him for a ride in every book he writes.
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HASH(0x9dc70aa4) out of 5 stars The antagonists (especially Armand) were better developed and downright scary at times Oct. 22 2014
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A decent yarn, but I found the husband and wife rather flat and unconvincing. The antagonists (especially Armand) were better developed and downright scary at times. The plot seemed a stretch at times but that said the story would probably morph well into a screenplay.