His identify is Sand . . .
... a former crime lord with a value on his head, a military of hit males on his again, and a .45 driving in a shoulder rig lower than his arm to do his speaking. a guy on my own, with few associates and lots of hates.
Walk besides him during this quantity, down the darkish highway and fog-filled alleyways of Skid Row as he seeks the monstrosity that killed a ragged little guy with sticky arms and a beneficiant middle who didn't should die during this useless place.
Enter a bordello the place the madam has simply died from 100 shallow stab wounds. discover why she used her final breath, to not inform the police the identify of the killer, yet to respire out the note "Sand." What had this girl performed for him that she knew she may perhaps seek advice from him from the grave?
Fly in with him to the town he left at the back of while he surrender the mob, town the place his enemies rule and the place he may by no means go back. however the note is out. it really is seeping during the underworld like smoke via a crack.
"Sand is coming back!"
There is nowhere to conceal . . . and it really is too overdue to pray.
This is a new ebook with novels via Ennis Willie, and they are observed by means of a few extra tales by way of Ennis, besides a few very good essays approximately his writing. try out the desk of Contents!
METHADONE guy 11
advent through Max Allan Collins
ENNIS WILLIE: SYMPHONY 1911A IN .45 quality 17
creation by way of Lynn F. Myers, Jr.
DEATH IN A useless position (A SAND NOVEL) 27
advent through Wayne D. Dundee
CON’S spouse (A SAND brief tale) 101
creation through invoice Crider
FLESH residence (A SAND brief tale) 115
advent through invoice Pronzini
THE grotesque REDHEAD (A SAND brief tale) 127
advent by way of James Reasoner
TOO overdue to hope (A SAND NOVEL) 141
creation through Gary Lovisi
ENNIS WILLIE will get THE 3rd measure 239
An interview through Stephen Mertz
COMPLETE ENNIS WILLIE BIBLIOGRAPHY 257