By Thomas Mullen
Late one evening in August 1934, following a yearlong spree of financial institution robberies around the Midwest, the Firefly Brothers are pressured right into a police shootout and die . . . for the 1st time.
In award-winning writer Thomas Mullen’s evocative new novel, the hugely expected follow-up to his acclaimed debut, The final city on Earth, we stick with the Depression-era adventures of Jason and Whit Fireson—bank robbers referred to as the Firefly Brothers by means of the click, the experts, and an adoring public that worships their acts as heroic counterpunches thrown at a damaged system.
Now it sounds as if they've got ultimately met their result in a hail of bullets. Jason and Whit’s lovers—Darcy, a filthy rich socialite, and Veronica, a hardened survivor—struggle among grief and an unyielding trust that the Firesons have survived. whereas they and the Firesons’ surprised mom and straight-arrow 3rd son struggle through conflicting police reviews and press money owed, wild rumors unfold that the bandits are nonetheless at huge. via all of it, the Firefly Brothers stay as charismatic, unflappable, and as legendary because the American Dream itself, racing to discover the ladies they love and make feel of a global within which all has come unmoored.
Complete with kidnappings and gangsters, heiresses and speakeasies, The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers is an imaginitive and lively saga approximately what occurs if you are hopelessly outgunned—and a masterly story of worry, redemption, and love that transcends dying.