The Snatchers / Clean Break (The Killing) by Lionel WhiteThe Snatchers / Clean Break (The Killing) by Lionel White

The Snatchers / Clean Break (The Killing)

byLionel WhiteIntroduction byRick Ollerman

Paperback | March 31, 2017

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Cal Dent has set up the perfect crime, a kidnapping which will bring the gang a half a million dollars. On his side, he’s got Red the ex-boxer and his girl, Pearl. There’s also the sadistic and trigger-happy Gino, plus Fats Morn, their outside man. The heist goes smoothly. They’ve got the kid and her caretaker, and they’re holding up in a vacation rental, waiting for the payoff. That’s when things start to go wrong. That’s when Dent starts to notice Terry, the caretaker. After all his time in and out of the joint, who knew that Dent would find himself having feelings for another person. It was the perfect crime…how could it go so wrong?





When Johnny gets out after four long, patient years, he is ready to pull the perfect heist. As he tells his girl, June, "That's the beauty of this thing. I'm avoiding the one mistake most thieves make. They always tie up with other thieves. These men, the ones who are in on the deal with me—none of them are professional crooks. They all have jobs, they all live seemingly decent, normal lives. But they all have money problems and they all have larceny in them. No, you don't have to worry. This thing is going to be foolproof." And it was, at least until Sherry enters the scene.

Title:The Snatchers / Clean Break (The Killing)Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.6 inPublished:March 31, 2017Publisher:Stark House PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1944520198

ISBN - 13:9781944520199

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Editorial Reviews

“This is a pretty hardboiled story, very well told and populated with realistic if seedy characters, all of which make this a very, very compelling read.”—Sergio Angelini, Tipping My Fedora“A lightning-fast read … and as lean and mean as they come.”—Wallace Stroby, Live at the Heartbreak Lounge“Lionel White’s crime novels … were the next generation of lean, tight stories told in the hardboiled style of Dashiell Hammett. He was a master at devising well-planned heists that sound great, but when executed go wrong.”—Elgin Bleecker, The Dark Time