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Fresh Pick / January 21, 2011

Charlie Hood #3 January 2011 On Sale: January 4, 2011 Featuring: Mike Finnegan; Charlie Hood 388 pages ISBN: 0451232429 EAN: 9780451232427 Trade Size $14.00 Add to Wish List Thriller Crime Buy at Going out to the desert Iron River by T. Jefferson Parker Along the U.S./Mexico border, a man named Finnegan wakes up in the border-town of Buenavista after a hit and run- eerily aware of events he should know nothing about, $90,000 richer, and with Charlie Hood’s name and address in his wallet. Meanwhile when tracking the flow of illegal guns into Mexico, Hood’s team accidentally kills the son of Benjamin Armenta, head of the Gulf Cartel and one of the most violent men in the world. Now, Hood must work to grasp the enigmatic forces fighting for control of Buenavista- forces that circle back to Finnegan, and to Armenta’s unstoppable plan for brutal vengeance. Excerpt The car hurtled west towing a swirl of black exhaust into the first light of day. It was old and low, with Baja plates and a loose muffler that dangled and sparked on the dips. The woman drove. She was silver-haired and fl at-faced and though her eyes were open wide to…