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Payoff

Payoff

A Simon Fisk Thriller

Simon Fisk Novels (Volume 2)

Douglas Corleone

Minotaur Books

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When movie studio mogul Edgar Trenton's teenage daughter, Olivia, is kidnapped during a violent home invasion in Calabasas, California, former U.S. Marshal Simon Fisk is called upon to ensure a smooth ransom exchange. But once it becomes clear that the kidnappers never intended to return Olivia to her parents, Simon must follow a lethal trail that will lead him from the powdery white sand beaches of the Cayman Islands through the wild jungles of Costa Rica, and into some of the darkest and deadliest cities of South America.

Payoff is another satisfying thrill ride from Douglas Corleone, the author of GOOD AS GONE, and as Booklist said in a starred review, "Once the story kicks into high gear, which is pretty much on the top of page two, it doesn't let up, period."

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The nightmare opened with a sound she heard at least a dozen times a day. On the north side of the house, there was a door used by the servants. The door opened onto a vestibule that guests had to pass through to reach...

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"The Payoff by Douglas Corleone is well-built, solid, and smart, just like its hero, Simon Fisk."—The Examiner

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Douglas Corleone

DOUGLAS CORLEONE is a former New York City defense attorney and winner of the MB/MWA First Crime Novel Competition. He now lives in Kapolei, Hawaii with his wife and three children.

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