By Elmore Leonard
Before there has been Raylan, there has been Sisco... U.S. Marshal Karen Sisco is at the hunt for world-class gentleman felon Jack Foley in Out of Sight, New York Times bestselling writer Elmore Leonard’s horny mystery that strikes from Miami to the Motor City.
Based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, U.S. Marshal Karen Sisco isn’t approximately to enable a specialist felony like Jack Foley effectively bust out of Florida's Glades legal. yet there’s an immense rating looking ahead to him in Detroit, and a shotgun-wielding marshal isn’t going to forestall Foley from getting it.
Neither counted on sharing a cramped vehicle trunk—or on a scorching chemistry that’s operating extra time. once Sisco escapes, Foley is already lacking her.
Sisco can’t fail to remember Foley either—and she isn’t approximately to enable him cross. Too undesirable the subsequent time their paths pass, it’s going to be approximately company, now not pleasure.
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