OVERRIDE

Revenge

Larry Cole (Volume 10)

Hugh Holton

Forge Books

A brutally-wronged girl now a woman grown - cold, clever, calculating - mistakenly presumed dead.
 
A macabre magician with a secret past, stalked by an exotic and enigmatic assassin.
 
A woman with breathtaking beauty and an insidious scheme that is as vicious as she herself is vindictive.
 
An ex-pro-lineman turned savage gangster . . . a threat to everyone with his all-consuming greed.
 
A young, ambitious cop drawn to a wealthy but willful woman . . . a woman as wily as she is wild.
 
His father, legendary Chicago cop, Larry Cole, must stop them all, particularly the deviously deadly femme fatale. Beautiful as she is bloody, relentlessly obsessed, bent on vile, violent . . . revenge.

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Revenge
PART 1CHICAGO, ILLINOIS1June 16, 2006 11: 17 A. M. 
 
The Chicago Police Department Training Academy is located at 1300 West Jackson Boulevard, virtually in the shadow of the massive Sears Tower. For over a quarter of a century, this facility had educated and conditioned all entry-level police officers, as well as conducted periodic training classes for veteran cops and preservice sergeants, lieutenants, and captains. The two-story facility is equipped with state-of-the-art classrooms, a TV studio, library, computer lab, and a gymnasium. The one complaint that the officers
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"Hugh Holton was a master storyteller. How fitting that this final novel about Chicago cop Larry Cole should be one of Hugh's very best books."
--Ed Gorman, author of Sleeping Dogs
 
"Hugh Holton toiled both in the trenches and on the hill of command in the war against crime; everything he writes can be taken as gospel. But the true power of his prose comes from a combination of pragmatism and compassion that will keep his books in print many years after his splashier contemporaries are forgotten."
--Loren D. Estleman, author of  Nicotine Kiss
 
"Hugh Holton's last novel, Revenge is a damned fine read. I enjoyed it immensely. Revenge struck me on three levels - viscerally because of the blazing action, total enjoyment because of his storytelling skills, and poignancy because of Hugh's untimely demise."
--David Hagberg, author of Dance with the Dragon
 
"Anyone who's spent any time around big-city cops knows that Hugh Holton's writing is the real thing. Impeccable authenticity combines with great storytelling and blood-real characters to make every one of the author's books a terrific read. Superb!"
--Ralph Peters, author of Wars of Blood and Faith

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Hugh Holton

  • Police Lieutenant HUGH HOLTON was a twenty-nine year veteran of the Chicago Police Department. He wrote several bestselling novels, including, Time of the Assassins, The Left Hand of God, and Violent Crimes. At the time of his death, Hugh Holton was the highest ranking active police officer writing novels in America.
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