"Lashner keeps the reader spellbound."--Harlan Coben New York Times bestselling author William Lashner takes a brief hiatus from his popular series character, lawyer Victor Carl (Hostile Witness, Fatal Flaw, A Killer's Kiss et al), and electrifies with Blood and Bone--a relentlessly exciting standalone thriller. A gripping story of a hard-luck slacker pulled into a deadly conspiracy surrounding the late father he barely knew, it enthralls and surprises on every page. The Washington Post raves: "Lashner is as impressive as anyone writing thrillers today." Blood and Bone is the proof.
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From the New York Times bestselling author of the Victor Carl series comes a stunning stand-alone novel about a young man forced to confront the dark truthsof his past
For a son, every funeral before his father's death is a rehearsal and every funeral thereafter is a memorial.
Kyle Byrne, the illegitimate son of a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, had to sneak into his father's funeral when he was fourteen years old. Twelve years later, his father's death still casts a shadow upon his heart.
Now amiable and handsome, Kyle finds himself drifting through a life of slack. With his house in foreclosure and his part-time job lost, he spends his days playing Xbox and his nights in Philly bars, drinking way too much and sleeping with the wrong type of women. Life is, well, actually pretty damn sweet.
But when his father's former law partner is brutally murdered, the cops see Kyle as a possible suspect and start asking uncomfortable questions about his father's death. And after a strange encounter with one of his father's former clients, Kyle enters into a search for answers that leads from his father's past to the highest pinnacles of power and forces Kyle to lay bare the deceptions and losses in his own life.
Just when it seems he's close to learning the truth about his father and the murder, Kyle is reminded of that old adage "be careful what you wish for." Because Kyle Byrne's most fervent wish is suddenly about to come true with a vengeance."From the Back Cover:
Once Kyle Byrne had promise. But he opted for a life of slack--drinking too much, playing too much Xbox, sleeping with the wrong type of women. He will, however, always attend the burial services of friends of his late father, a prominent Philadelphia lawyer. It's his only connection to the parent he barely knew, yet whose passing still casts a shadow on his heart.
But when his dad's former law partner is murdered and the cops start asking Kyle uncomfortable questions, he's forced to confront head-on the tragedies and self-deceptions that form the fabric of his existence. Suddenly, Kyle wants the real truth about his father's death--and his search is leading him to high, dark, and very dangerous places.
They say "be careful what you wish for," and Kyle should keep that in mind--because his wish is about to come true . . . with a vengeance.
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