Its Prohibition and when a big hell-raiser like Son Martin gets his mitts on something special — namely $125,000 worth of Kentuckys finest homeboy whiskey — no one is about to steal it. Because when it comes to fighting, shooting, and plain outsmarting the big boys, Son Martin just isnt good. Hes bad. Dangerous. And deadly.
Elmore Leonard knows bad guys do bad, and here he gives them a chance to have at it.
Leonard...the best writer in crime fiction today. (USA Today)d, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonard’s character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, Raylan and the short story “Fire in the Hole”. He was a 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 was known to many as the ‘Dickens of Detroit’ and was a long-time resident of the Detroit area.
Elmore Leonard has written more than three dozen books during his highly successful writing career, including the bestsellers Be Cool, Get Shorty and Rum Punch. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. He is the recipient of the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He lives with his wife in Bloomfield Village, Michigan. Author biography courtesy of HarperCollins.