Friday, July 27, 2018

What Lies Within by Robert Smith



What
Lies Within
by
Robert Smith

Genre:
Crime Thriller

There
are four kinds of Homicide:
felonious,
excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.”
Ambrose
Bierce

This
is a story about duty, revenge, murder, and horror.
The
system failed Tyler McDermitt. He and his brother have vowed to
protect unfortunate youth from a similar fate - or at least make
those responsible, pay. The McDermitt brothers, victims of child
abuse and molestation, escaped their hell and have decided to clean
up after the failings of a flawed justice system.
The
rough streets of Dorchester, south Boston, have hardened two aspiring
vigilantes and prepared them for a mission. One brother has a good
heart, a conscience, and a burning

compassion. His twisted sense
of morality has burdened him with a deep sense of responsibility. The
other brother is as hard as nails and as cold as ice. He is hell-bent
on revenge and aims to ensure the other stays the course.


A
motivated young detective is on their scent; she and her veteran
partner look to foil McDermitt brothers' plan.
Something
from the boys' past - something dark - is also closing in.

Excerpt:

Excerpt 1:

Prologue

Boston, Massachusetts
His name was Devil... Devil McDermitt, and it suited him. Mine? Mine’s Tyler. Together we lurked in the shadows, scrutinized targets, and carried out our plans. Looking back, I see how much he influenced... maybe even manipulated me.
It was 2014, and we lived in Boston, South Dorchester, or Dawchestah to be more precise. We were there as far back as my memory does justice, and it was always considered a tough area. Really, everything south of South Boston from Cottage Street down to Gallivan Boulevard and everything east of Blue Hill Avenue was considered rough. Rough, that is, if you weren’t from there.
If you were… then you were used to it, and it was all you knew. It wasn’t rough, it was just the way it was—that was life.
If you weren’t from Boston and you were looking to visit, some people may tell you to stick to Boston main—visit Beacon Hill, check out Boston Common and the Freedom Trail, walk the waterfront, and maybe even head over the bridge to Charlestown—there’s some cool stuff there. You may not be pointed toward the Bay State Model Railway Museum in Roslindale, but it’s wicked balls, and that area is pretty safe too.
What they won’t point you toward is Dorchester. Area newspapers have run stories of late that would lead you to believe that East Roxbury and Mattapan are more threatening than Dorchester, and don’t get me wrong, you don’t want to wander there at night, but we still have our crap in Dorchester
too.
It was fall, or as the Redcoats called it, autumn, and fall was my favorite time of year.












Robert
Smith (A.K.A. TyCobbsTeeth) hails from Prince Edward Island (off
Canada's east coast).

On
this small island, ocean waves drive hard against red cliffs. So,
with fears that the sandstone island might soon melt into the
Atlantic, Robert finished his studies in Information Technology and
moved to Canada's capital.


Robert
has worked in network design, administration and security. He
recently transitioned from a job managing a digital forensics team
(supporting investigations) to Enterprise Architecture. That's his
day job. At night, he writes.

This
author writes thrillers (psychological, suspense, crime and horror).
Pick one up if you like that sort of thing.






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3 comments:

  1. I liked what I have read so far. I know I will enjoy reading this book. (jozywails@gmail.com)

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  3. This sounds like an excellent book. I really enjoyed the excerpt.

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