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By Joe Sharkey

ISBN-10: 1504041739

ISBN-13: 9781504041737

Soon to be an enormous movie starring Emilia Clarke and Jack Huston: The “uncommonly trenchant account of the single identified FBI agent to admit to homicide” (Kirkus Reviews).

while rookie FBI agent Mark Putnam acquired his first project in 1987, it used to be the fruits of a lifelong dream, if no longer the main fascinating position. Pikeville, Kentucky, is excessive in Appalachian coal kingdom, an outpost rife with lawlessness courting again to the Hatfields and McCoys. As a emerging superstar within the bureau, however, Putnam soon was cultivating paid informants and busting drug earrings and financial institution robbers. but if one informant fell in love with him, ardour and responsibility could collide with tragic results.
A coal miner’s daughter, Susan Smith was once a tender, beautiful, suffering unmarried mom. She used to be additionally a drug consumer occasionally defined as a con artist, thief, liar. eventually, Putnam gave in to Smith’s relentless pursuit. but if he ended the affair, she waged a crusade of vengeance that threatened to damage him. while eventually she faced him with a stunning statement, a violent scuffle ensued, and Putnam, in a burst of out of control rage, fatally strangled her.
even though he had every little thing essential to break out with murder—a spotless attractiveness, a sufferer with a number of enemies, and the safety of the bureau’s impenetrable shield—his judgment of right and wrong wouldn’t permit it. plagued by a yr of guilt and deception, Putnam eventually led specialists to Smith’s continues to be. this is often the tale of what occurred prior to, in the course of, and after his startling confession—an account that “should take its position at the darkish shelf of the simplest American real crime” (Newsday).
Revised and up to date, this e-book additionally contains pictures and a brand new epilogue by way of the author.

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You’ve got a big career ahead of you. You’re not supposed to go overboard down here—this is a sleeper office that nobody cares about,” as Sam Smith told him. Yet he wasn’t prepared to accept that. He finally talked Dan Brennan into a compromise arrangement to fit the twelve-hour days he’d already begun to work, every day but Sunday. Late in the afternoon, he would drive his colleague home. Then he’d use the Dodge well into the evenings to get into the hill towns to do investigative work on the cases that piled up.

Oh my God,” Kathy Putnam said in a slow, low voice from the back seat, where two-year-old Danielle lay across her lap, miserable with car sickness and fatigue. When they caught their breath, Kathy cleaned up with a diaper. Her gaze met her husband’s dark eyes in the rearview mirror. ” Kathy was nothing if not a good sport. Three years before, when she and Mark had dashed off to get married in New York City, she had known very well what she was getting into. Mark was a young man with one overriding goal: He intended to be an FBI man.

We got big problems. ” The next morning, they drove directly to Susan’s house. It had been a family dispute. Tennis had fled after the shooting, but while they were there, he walked in. Mark persuaded him to give himself up, saying, “They’ll be a hell of a lot easier on you. ” They called the West Virginia state police barracks just a few miles up the river past Matewan. As they waited for the troopers to arrive, Susie Smith, her eyes blazing with resentment, took the occasion to unload on this self-assured young FBI agent who had barged into her house.

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