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Slow Burn

A Spenser Novel by Ace Atkins

Slow Burn by Ace Atkins

Synopsis (from the publisher): The fire at a boarded-up Catholic church raged hot and fast, lighting up Boston's South End and killing three firefighters who were trapped in the inferno. A year later, as the city prepares to honor their sacrifice, there are still no answers about how the deadly fire started. Most at the department believe it was just a simple accident: faulty wiring in a century-old building. But Boston firefighter Jack McGee, who lost his best friend in the blaze, suspects arson.

McGee is convinced department investigators aren't sufficiently connected to the city's lowlifes to get a handle on who's behind the blaze so he takes the case to Spenser. Spenser quickly learns not only that McGee might be right, but that the fire might be linked to a rash of new arsons, spreading through the city, burning faster and hotter every night. Spenser follows the trail of fires to Boston's underworld, bringing him, his trusted ally Hawk, and his apprentice Sixkill toe-to-toe with a dangerous new enemy who wants Spenser dead, and doesn't play by the city's old rules. Spenser has to find the firebug before he kills again and stay alive himself.

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Slow Burn by Ace Atkins

Slow Burn by Ace Atkins — A Spenser Novel

Publisher: Putnam
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-0-399-17085-0
Publication Date: May 2016
List Price: $27.00

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