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Mission Flats - A Novel

William Landay

From the New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob Former D.A. William Landay explodes onto the suspense scene with an electrifying novel about the true price of crime and the hidden corners of the criminal justice system. Only an insider could so vividly capture Boston's gritty underworld of cops and criminals. And only a natural storyteller could weave this mesmerizing tale of murder and memory, a story about the hold of time past over time present-and the story of one unforgettable young policeman who ventures into the most dangerous place of all. By a gleaming lake in the forests of western Maine, outside a sleepy town called Versailles, the body of a man lies sprawled in a deserted cabin. The dead man was an elite D.A. from Boston, and his beat was that city's toughest neighborhood: Mission Flats. Now, for small-town police chief Ben Truman, investigating the murder will mean leaving his quiet, haunted home and journeying to an alien world of hard streets and hard bargains, where the fierce struggle between police and criminals is fought for the ultimate stakes. Ben joins a manhunt through Mission Flats, where cops are scrambling to find their number-one suspect: Harold Braxton, a ruthless predator targeted for prosecution by the murdered D.A. To the Boston police, Braxton is a marked man. But as Ben watches the shadow dance of cops and suspects, he begins to voice doubts about Braxton's guilt…especially when he uncovers a secret history of murder and retribution stretching back twenty years…back to a brutal killing now nearly forgotten. As past and present collide and a bloody mystery unfolds, only one thing remains certain: the most powerful revelations are yet to come. Mission Flats is at once a relentless page-turning mystery and a vivid portrait of a cop' s life. Here are the street corners, courtrooms, and stationhouses; the deal makers, thugs, and quiet heroes. An unforgettable world-and the luminous, boundary-breaking debut of a new voice in suspense fiction-Mission Flats wil

From the New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob Former D.A. William Landay explodes onto the suspense scene with an electrifying novel about the true price of crime and the hidden corners of the criminal justice system. Only an insider could so vividly capture Boston's gritty underworld of cops and criminals. And only a natural storyteller could weave this mesmerizing tale of murder and memory, a story about the hold of time past over time present-and the story of one unforgettable young policeman who ventures into the most dangerous place of all. By a gleaming lake in the forests of western Maine, outside a sleepy town called Versailles, the body of a man lies sprawled in a deserted cabin. The dead man was an elite D.A. from Boston, and his beat was that city's toughest neighborhood: Mission Flats. Now, for small-town police chief Ben Truman, investigating the murder will mean leaving his quiet, haunted home and journeying to an alien world of hard streets and hard bargains, where the fierce struggle between police and criminals is fought for the ultimate stakes. Ben joins a manhunt through Mission Flats, where cops are scrambling to find their number-one suspect: Harold Braxton, a ruthless predator targeted for prosecution by the murdered D.A. To the Boston police, Braxton is a marked man. But as Ben watches the shadow dance of cops and suspects, he begins to voice doubts about Braxton's guilt…especially when he uncovers a secret history of murder and retribution stretching back twenty years…back to a brutal killing now nearly forgotten. As past and present collide and a bloody mystery unfolds, only one thing remains certain: the most powerful revelations are yet to come. Mission Flats is at once a relentless page-turning mystery and a vivid portrait of a cop' s life. Here are the street corners, courtrooms, and stationhouses; the deal makers, thugs, and quiet heroes. An unforgettable world-and the luminous, boundary-breaking debut of a new voice in suspense fiction-Mission Flats wil
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Defending Jacob Former D.A. William Landay explodes onto the suspense scene with an electrifying novel about the true price of crime and the hidden corners of the criminal justice system. Only an insider could so vividly capture Boston's gritty underworld of cops and criminals. And only a natural storyteller could weave this mesmerizing tale of murder and memory, a story about the hold of time past over time present-and the story of one unforgettable young policeman who ventures into the most dangerous place of all. By a gleaming lake in the forests of western Maine, outside a sleepy town called Versailles, the body of a man lies sprawled in a deserted cabin. The dead man was an elite D.A. from Boston, and his beat was that city's toughest neighborhood: Mission Flats. Now, for small-town police chief Ben Truman, investigating the murder will mean leaving his quiet, haunted home and journeying to an alien world of hard streets and hard bargains, where the fierce struggle between police and criminals is fought for the ultimate stakes. Ben joins a manhunt through Mission Flats, where cops are scrambling to find their number-one suspect: Harold Braxton, a ruthless predator targeted for prosecution by the murdered D.A. To the Boston police, Braxton is a marked man. But as Ben watches the shadow dance of cops and suspects, he begins to voice doubts about Braxton's guilt…especially when he uncovers a secret history of murder and retribution stretching back twenty years…back to a brutal killing now nearly forgotten. As past and present collide and a bloody mystery unfolds, only one thing remains certain: the most powerful revelations are yet to come. Mission Flats is at once a relentless page-turning mystery and a vivid portrait of a cop' s life. Here are the street corners, courtrooms, and stationhouses; the deal makers, thugs, and quiet heroes. An unforgettable world-and the luminous, boundary-breaking debut of a new voice in suspense fiction-Mission Flats wil

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ron Livingston

Length:

5h 39m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

09:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:54


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

13:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:24


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

12:27


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

08:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

09:35


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:55


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

11:03


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:06


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

09:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

10:28


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

12:25


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

09:05


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:06


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

10:17


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:26


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:45


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

09:51


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

13:02


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

11:08


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

09:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:53


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

10:27


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

09:37


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:49


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

12:08


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

12:24


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

09:46


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:12


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:55