By Stephen R. Donaldson
Mick ''Brew'' Axbrewder was a superb P.I. That used to be prior to he by chance shot and killed a cop-worse, a cop who occurred to be his personal brother. Now he simply works at times, as muscle for his outdated accomplice, Ginny Fistoulari. it is a residing. And it presents an occasional chance for him to dry out. yet their most modern case calls for greater than muscle. Brew's lifeless brother's daughter has disappeared. His brother's widow desires him and Ginny to in-vestigate. And either one of them appear to anticipate him to sober up. as the darkness they're discovering un-der the skin of Sunbelt urban Puerto del Sol is going past one lacking youngster. Axbrewder will desire all his skills to confront that darkness. such a lot of all, he will have to confront his personal worst enemy-him-self. Over 20 years in the past, bestselling writer Ste-phen R. Donaldson released 3 novels approximately Mick Axbrewder and Ginny Fistoulari, as pa-perback originals less than the pseudonym ''Reed Stephens.'' extra lately, below his personal identify, Donaldson released a brand new novel within the se-quence, the fellow Who Fought by myself. Now, for Donaldson's thousands of readers world wide, the 1st of the unique books the fellow Who Killed His Brother looks lower than Donaldson's personal identify, in revised and accelerated shape.
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