Small-time stoolie, Jake The Spinner Jablon, made a lot of new enemies when he switched careers, from informer to blackmailer. And the more clients, he figured, the more money and more people eager to see him dead. So no one is surprised when the pigeon is found floating in the East River with his skull bashed in.
And whats worse, no one cares except Matthew Scudder. The ex-cop-turned-private-eye is no conscientious avenging angel. But hes willing to risk his own life and limb to confront Spinners most murderously aggressive marks.
A jobs a job after all and Scudders been paid to find a killer by the victim... in advance. No one is surprised when informerblackmailer Jake The Spinner Jablon is found floating in the East River with his skull bashed in. In fact, no one really cares, except Matt Scudder who was paid to find a killerby the victimin advance.
Scudders willing to risk his own life and limb to find Spinners killers. Out of print since 1984.