A crime masterpiece brought back into print - and transformed into the major film, Killing Them Softly, starring Brad Pitt.Jackie Cogan doesn't advertise what he does.
But when the New England mob have a mess they need cleared up, they know who to call.
Markie Trattman runs a high-stakes card-game under their protection.
When the game gets raided by a couple of no-name hoodlums, Jackie's out of pocket.
Unless of course he set up the heist himself. Either way the mob's got a problem. To restore credibility and keep things running smooth, they need to find out who's behind the heist - and then justice must be seen to be done.
Which is where Jackie comes in. The trouble is, this is one game with a lot of players, including an out-of-town hitman, a sleazy attorney, a professional dog-stealer, and enough hoods, hangers-on and high-rollers to really make Jackie earn his dough.Filmed as Killing Them Softly.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 01/09/2012
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781409137535