Publish date: July 30th 2002
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
When someone wants hardliner judge Bob Isom Gibbs, aka Maximum Bob, dead, how does he narrow down which of his enemies it is? Can probation officer Kathy Baker and cop Gary Hammond stop the would-be killer? And do they even want to? And what does Bob's flaky wife have to do with it?After reading ...
Not among Leonard's best. It has the usual gritty characters, each with their own motivations, but they were more 2-dimensional than his characters usually are and the tension never quite built to the breaking point.