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Danny Hansen is a Bosnian immigrant who came to America to escape the bloodshed of his own country. Danny is a priest who lives by a strict moral code, one which values love above all else. It is those that abide by religious and legal law but eschew the law of love that insence Danny. And he believes it is duty to show them the error of their ways. Those that see light are set free, but never without a reminder of their wrongdoings. Those that refuse to admit to their behavior are killed.
A year after Renee is rescued by Lamont he is murdered and she vows to seek revenge. At the same time, Danny has continued down his path of retribution against those who live without love. In their individual pursuits, Danny and Renee's paths become entangled and before long it becomes clear that neither of them may make it out of this hunt alive.
Number of Pages: 480
Vendor: Center Street
Publication Date: 2011
|Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.19 (inches)|
Availability: In Stock
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