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Payback is personal for a former NYPD detective taking on a corrupt cop and a dirty accounting firm in this adrenaline-laced thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of SLEEPERS and TIN BADGES.

If there’s one kind of person Tank Rizzo hates most in this world, it’s a dirty cop. Criminals are at least honest about being dishonest; dirty cops are a disgrace to the badge they carry. Detective Eddie Kenwood is one such disgrace. He’s got the highest signed confession rate in the NYPD and a distinguished career built on putting men behind bars --- whether they’re guilty or not doesn’t matter much to him. When Tank’s partner, Pearl, tells him about an old family friend Kenwood put in jail for a murder he didn’t commit, Tank and Pearl vow to take Kenwood down.

Also in need of a takedown: the money-laundering accounting firm where Tank’s brother used to work --- before he mysteriously died, leaving Tank the sole guardian of his nephew, Chris. Chris smells a rat and enlists Tank’s help to bring the men who had his father killed to justice.

Working two big cases means getting out the big guns, and Tank assembles his A-team. With help from a retired mobster, a professional boxer, a Chelsea psychic and the U.S. Attorney --- not to mention his and Pearl’s own quick wits and Chris’s burgeoning skills as a computer whiz --- Tank gears up to take on his most dangerous and personal cases to date.

by Lorenzo Carcaterra

  • Publication Date: August 25, 2020
  • Genres: Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Hardcover: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • ISBN-10: 0399177590
  • ISBN-13: 9780399177590