The robbery was a piece of cake. The getaway was clean. And seven men were safely holed up in different places while Parker held all the cash. But somehow the sweet heist of a college football game turns sour, Parker's woman is murdered, and the take is stolen. Now Parker's looking for the lowlife who did him dirty, while the cops are looking for seven clever thieves--and Parker must outrun them all. When hunters and hunted meet, some win, some lose...
Richard Stark was one of the many pseudonyms of Donald E. Westlake (1933 2008), a prolific author of crime fiction. In 1993, the Mystery Writers of America bestowed the society s highest honor on Westlake, naming him a Grand Master.