No Saving Grace

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Author(s): Zachary Klein
Series: Matt Jacob Series No: 3
Original Publish Date: Feb 10, 2015
Product Number: EB00661711
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781940610252
Publisher: Polis Books
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Description

"When I had things to believe in," he thinks, "they usually broke my heart." Matt Jacob has seen his share of life's darker side as a social worker-and more than his share of its underside as a private eye in the less-than-blueblood districts of Boston. He watches too much late-night TV, smokes too many cigarettes, and thinks too much for his own good. Sometimes high, often down, but never out, Matt Jacob is a survivor. Maybe that's what draws him to his latest assignment-penetrating the fiercely private world of an embattled Hasidic Jewish sect. In the midst of a holy celebration, a powerful and beloved rabbi is gunned down by the ringleader of a white supremacist hate group-who in turn is shot dead by another rabbi. To help attorney and friend Simon Roth defend the volatile Rabbi Yonah Saperstein, Matt agrees to ferret out the first-hand facts in the double slaying. Amid the Hasidim, Matt finds a people with a rage to survive. Among the White Avengers, he finds only rage. Though the battle lines are clearly drawn, Matt's moral compass detects a blurring of the lines between good and evil, right and wrong, justice and vigilantism,

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