Flood

Flood

Book - 1998 | 1st Vintage Crime/Black Lizard ed.
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Burke's newest client is a woman named Flood, who has the face of an angel, the body of a high-priced stripper, and the skills of a professional executioner. She wants Burke to find a monster for her—so she can kill him with her bare hands.

In this cauterizing thriller, Andrew Vachss's renegade investigator teams up with a lethally gifted avenger to follow a child's murderer through the catacombs of New York, where every alley is blind and the penthouses are as dangerous as the basements. Fearfully knowing, crackling with narrative tension, and written in prose as forceful as a hollow-point slug,Flood is Burke at his deadliest—and Vachss at the peak of his form.



Baker & Taylor
In his first appearance, Burke, the hard-boiled private eye and self-appointed avenger of abused children, is hired by a beautiful woman to follow a child's murderer through the alleyways and tenements of New York City. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. Tour.

Blackwell North Amer

Burke's newest client is a woman named Flood, who has the face of an angel, the body of a high-priced stripper, and the skills of a professional executioner.  She wants Burke to find a monster for her—so she can kill him with her bare hands.

In this cauterizing thriller, Andrew Vachss's renegade investigator teams up with a lethally gifted avenger to follow a child's murderer through the catacombs of New York, where every alley is blind and the penthouses are as dangerous as the basements.  Fearfully knowing, crackling with narrative tension, and written in prose as forceful as a hollow-point slug, Flood is Burke at his deadliest—and Vachss at the peak of his form.



Baker
& Taylor

Private detective Burke is called on to help a woman named Flood, a martial arts expert, find and take vengeance on the man who raped and murdered her best friend's child

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1998.
Edition: 1st Vintage Crime/Black Lizard ed.
ISBN: 9780679781295
0679781293
Characteristics: 339 p. ; 21 cm.

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Mar 02, 2018

just couldn't get into the story...gave up half way

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