D A Mishani A Possibility of Violence

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A Possibility of Violence

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Haunted by the past and his own limitations, Israeli Detective Avraham Avraham must stop a criminal ruthless enough to target children in this evocative and gripping tale of mystery and psychological suspense that is the follow-up to The Missing File, the acclaimed first novel in D. A. Mishani's literary crime series that was shortlisted for the CWA International Dagger Award.

An explosive device is found in a suitcase near a daycare center in a quiet suburb of Tel Aviv. A few hours later, a threat is received: the suitcase was only the beginning.

Inspector Avraham Avraham, back in Israel after a much-needed vacation, is assigned to the investigation. Tormented by the trauma and failure of his past case, Avraham is determined not to make the same mistakes--especially with innocent lives at stake. He may have a break when one of the suspects, a father of two, appears to have gone on the run. Is he the terrorist behind the threat? Is he trying to escape Avraham's intense investigation? Or perhaps he's fleeing a far more terrible crime that no one knows has been committed?

No matter how much Avraham wants to atone for the past, redemption may not be possible--not when he's entangled in a case more deceptive and abominable than any he's ever faced.

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Part of the freshness of Mr. Mishani s novel comes from its striking locale, [and] part from the way the story is told through alternating points of view (Avraham s and his chief suspects). --Wall Street Journal"

A stellar sequel Mishani makes good use of his study of the genre to create another psychologically complex case, in the process deepening his lead character. --Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

In Mishani s riveting second novel, the formula works, and works well, but before too long the reader realizes that the formula is left far behind Mishani s characters are finely wrought . Highly recommended . Mishani s novel is required reading. --Jewish Week"

Lovely writing drew me in from the first chilling section the atmosphere is wonderful. --Suspense Magazine"

"Part of the freshness of Mr. Mishani's novel comes from its striking locale, [and] part from the way the story is told through alternating points of view (Avraham's and his chief suspects)."--Wall Street Journal

..". A stellar sequel...Mishani makes good use of his study of the genre to create another psychologically complex case, in the process deepening his lead character."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"In Mishani's riveting second novel, the formula works, and works well, but before too long the reader realizes that the formula is left far behind...Mishani's characters are finely wrought.... Highly recommended.... Mishani's novel is required reading."--Jewish Week

"Lovely writing drew me in from the first chilling section...the atmosphere is wonderful."--Suspense Magazine

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A witness sees a man with a limp abandon a suitcase near a suburban Tel Aviv daycare center. The explosive device it contains turns out to be a dud, but a few hours after the discovery, the daycare receives a phone call: The suitcase is just the beginning.

Although the police are quick to finger a known felon as a suspect, Detective Avraham Avraham is not convinced after he volunteers to conduct the interrogation. So he returns to the quiet streets of this family-friendly neighborhood in his search for answers, treating no one--not the teacher, not the children's parents--above suspicion. Despite his colleagues' dismissals, Avraham keeps coming back to one man. A father of two, Avraham's person of interest does not seem like the criminal type . . . until he suddenly vanishes, and jagged holes start appearing in his alibi. Much to Avraham's frustration, each development appears to take him further and further away from the answers he so desperately seeks.

Told from alternating perspectives, A Possibility of Violence is an evocative and gripping tale of mystery and psychological suspense.

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