By Richard Trice
Trent Carter is a sixty-four-year-old, washed up veteran and retired cop convalescing from accidents actual, psychological, and emotional. He blames himself for his wife’s dying, beverages and smokes an excessive amount of, lives together with his grown daughter and a mangy orange tomcat, and is attempting to prevent the advances of a beautiful neighborhood widow. he's without notice pulled out of retirement to enquire numerous possible unrelated circumstances regarding vandalism at a close-by ranch, the invention of skeletal is still buried lower than an previous theater, a sequence of many years outdated “cold case” murders that appear to be beginning back – and a cryptic outdated magazine written via a former POW which may tie all of them jointly. upload to that, Trent’s useless spouse now on a regular basis seems to be to him, to torment him and percentage obscure, mysterious clues that don’t quite appear to make a lot experience.
70 years prior, Otto Eberhardt is a tender WWII German soldier who has simply escaped from the yank legal camp at Trinidad, Colorado. he's ailing of loss of life and destruction and needs in simple terms to outlive and go back to his kin in Europe – that's, if they’re nonetheless alive. meanwhile, Otto has fallen in love with the younger daughter of an area rancher who has given him paintings, yet a fellow escapee, his former Nazi commanding officer, has different principles, together with sporting at the warfare here in the United States, regardless of the fee.
Trent and Otto might be separated through time and historical past, however the males develop into by surprise sure jointly on related, intertwining trips that might lead them either to a degree of redemption that they had every one in the past misplaced religion in.
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Act of Contrition: A Trent Carter Novel by Richard Trice