By Elmore Leonard
Detroit businessman Harry Mitchell had had just one affair in his twenty-two years of chuffed matrimony. regrettably somebody stuck his indiscretion on movie and now desires Harry to fork over 100 grand to maintain his infidelity a mystery. And if Harry doesn't pay up, the blackmailer and his affiliates plan to press much more durable -- as much as and together with murder, if priceless. however the psychos picked the incorrect pigeon for his or her murderous rip-off. simply because Harry Mitchell doesn'tget mad...he will get even.
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