Those Who Run
An intriguing...thriller with a spunky but gold-hearted heroine, a cast of supportive, decent friends, and the twin backdrops of a mysterious criminal enterprise and abusive family members. (Kirkus Reviews) Fleeing an abusive father, Zelena Willis hops a bus and begins a harrowing odyssey that takes her from Atlanta to Seattle and back home. Three years on the run teach her she has to grow a tough exterior to survive. She finds herself trapped between men out west who would kill her and a father back home who would beat her. Once home, dangers still dog her steps, but she finds a friend in Rick Houck and another in his buddy Garrett. Together the three take on a lethal crime syndicate in a murky underworld, a world from which only native courage and gutsy wiles can save them.
- 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 358.34g
- 16 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white
About Emeritus David J Murphy
Those Who Run is David Murphy's fourth book and the first volume in the Zelena Willis Trilogy. The second volume in the trilogy will be available shortly. David was born in Atlanta, Ga, and attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. His main fictional characters tend to be in their twenties. His main themes concern action, emotion, isolation, and self-reliance. David now lives with his wife in Jacksonville, FL, enjoying this challenging new career.