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vengeance-is-mine.jpg Vengeance is Mine by Reavis Z. Wortham is the story of Center Springs, Texas - East Texas - a real nice quiet town. Not any more-enter Anthony Agrioli and his "girl". Agrioli needs to leave Las Vegas and find a place to hide and leave behind his crime boss. He chooses Center Springs - and the action, adventure and confrontation hit this small East Texas town. Top Parker lives in Center Springs and dreams. His dreams seem to always come true - Top sometimes has to realize the symbolism of the dreams before he can know the meaning. Top's grandmother Miss Becky calls the dreams Top's Poisoned Gift. Gangsters hit town and you would think they are there for Argrioli--well there are other "fish to fry" in Center Springs. You will meet a corrupt sheriff, unsolved murder and a host of others that will keep you reading page after page. Wortham spins a really good story in Vengeance is Mine - this book is just full of humor - oh and violence!! Excellent Read!!

About Reavis Z. Wortham

wortham-reavis-z..jpg As a boy, award-winning writer Reavis Z. Wortham hunted and fished the river bottoms near Chicota, Texas, the inspiration for the fictional setting of The Rock Hole. After graduating college, Wortham, who was born in Paris, Texas and lived in Dallas, began a 35-year career in public education with the Garland Independent School District. In 1988, his first newspaper column appeared in The Paris News. This self-syndicated column ran in over 40 newspapers. He added magazines to his resume, and is now the Humor Editor for Texas Fish and Game Magazine. His work has appeared in American Cowboy, Texas Sporting Journal, and Vintage Trucks. In addition to his critically-acclaimed debut novel, The Rock Hole—chosen by Kirkus Reviews as one of their Top Mysteries of 2011, Burrows, which received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal, and The Right Side of Wrong, Wortham also penned Doreen’s 24 HR Eat Gas Now Café, a collection of his humor works from Texas Fish & Game Magazine. He lives with his wife, Shana, in Frisco, Texas.

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