A priest with a cooler-than-thou attitude, a sexy wannabe stand-up comedienne with a grudge, a wiseguy with a bleeding heart and the dumbest hit-man in literature join forces to fantastic effect in Elmore Leonard's delicious new caper. Returning from a 'missionary position' in Rwanda, Father Terry needs to raise money for his pagan babies. What better way of doing this is there than shaking down the mob? Teaming up with fast-talking Debbie Dewey seems like a good idea, but as the wiseguys wise up and the bullets start to fly, who's fooling who? Filled with Leonard's trademark crackling dialogue and whiplash plot turns, this new novel is an instant classic from one of the most respected writers around.
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A vintage roller-coaster ride from 'the hottest thriller writer in the US' [Time]About the Author:
Elmore Leonard has written 35 novels, most recently BE COOL, many of which, including GET SHORTY and OUT OF SIGHT, have been made into successful films. In 1999 Viking published a collection of the Western stories he wrote in the 50s and 60s. He lives outside Detroit, USA.
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