Shovel Ready (Paperback)
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Shovel Ready (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 03/07/2014
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'I don't want to know your reasons. I don't care. Think of me as a bullet. Just point.'

Spademan used to be a garbage man. That was before the dirty bomb hit Times Square, before his wife was killed, before New York became a burnt-out shell. Now the wealthy spend their days tapped into virtual reality; the rest have to fend for themselves in the streets. Now there's nothing but garbage.

So he became a hit man. He doesn't ask questions, he works quickly, and he's handy with a box-cutter.

When he's hired to kill the daughter of a high-profile evangelist, Spademan's life is upended. He will have to navigate two worlds - both the slick fantasy and the wasteland reality - to finish the job, clear his conscience, and make sure he's not the one who winds up in the ground.

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472214690
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 178 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
Hardboiled as f*** with writing as fierce and sharp as a paper-cut -- Lauren Beukes, author of The Shining Girls
Savage future noir that crackles with deadpan wit -- Nick Harkaway, author of The Gone-Away World and Angelmaker
Debut novels as sleek, resonant and accomplished as this are a rare gift -- Megan Abbott, author of Dare Me
Elegant, lean and clever noir -- Roger Hobbs, author of Ghostman

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