Rough Justice
by Brad Smith

Carl Burns returns to his hometown to uncover a viper’s nest of corruption and dark secrets in this tense and twisting novel of suspense . . .

After ten years’ absence and a spell in prison, Carl Burns has returned to his hometown of Rose City to offer support to his estranged daughter Kate, currently one of four witnesses testifying against former Mayor Joseph Sanderson III, who stands accused of multiple counts of underage rape.

Carl is determined to get justice for Kate, whatever it takes. But with his former sister-in-law Frances his only ally, he finds himself incurring the wrath of powerful enemies as he attempts to uncover the shocking truth beneath the layers of corruption and lies which engulf the town.


“Brad Smith has got the goods—he’s funny, poignant, evocative, and he tells a blistering tale. A writer to watch, a comet on the horizon”

Rivals Elmore Leonard at his best

Publishers Weekly

Country noir doesn’t get much better

Library Journal

“Nobody does stand-up guys better than Smith”


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Rough Justice by Brad Smith is available in the following formats

Hardback978072788560930th October 2015145 X 224mm256£20.99
Hardback978072788560930th October 2015145 X 224mm256£21.99
Ebook97817801072331st February 2016N/A256$10.99
Ebook97817801072331st February 2016N/A256£8.99
Hardback - Large Print978072789467031st October 2016146 X 222mm384$36.95
Hardback - Large Print978072789467031st August 2016146 X 222mm384£23.99
Paperback978184751669531st August 2016140 X 218mm256£12.99
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