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Make Them Cry

(2020)
A novel by

 
 
For fans of The Border and Jason Bourne, Make Them Cry is an explosive action thriller about a DEA agent sucked into a dangerous turf war on the US-Mexico border.

 It’s hard to make Diane Harbaugh flinch. A former prosecutor notorious for her aggressive tactics, she’s now a DEA agent who interrogates witnesses so effectively, she has them confessing in tears. But when she hears from Gustavo, a high-ranking cartel member with an invaluable secret about the international black market, she’s thrown for a loop. She heads to Mexico to meet him, and her entire understanding of justice and duty is thrown into question. 

Gustavo sends her down a rabbit hole that leads to a criminal conspiracy more pervasive than anything she and the DEA ever suspected. She teams up with Ian Carver, a disillusioned CIA agent, and begins to unravel layers of deceptions, grifts, and schemes that date back to the beginnings of the Afghanistan War. As they learn more, they become the target of cartel assassins, embittered spies, and even their own government. They are at the center of an international manhunt with world-changing consequences—and the only way out is for Diane to do the one thing she promised herself she’d never do. Stylishly written and relentlessly plotted, Make Them Cry is an action-packed thriller of unimaginable stakes.

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"Make Them Cry is one of those rare novels that is both artistically principled and marvelously fun to read, a combination of elegant, painstaking craftsmanship and suspenseful entertainment. If that were not enough, it is also a book that reaches into the reader's heart. It is not often that I can say, as I do now: I loved this novel." - Tim O'Brien

"In their debut thriller Make Them Cry, Smith and Henderson burst onto the scene with muscular style, a blockbuster plot, and flair to spare. Intelligent, informed, important, humane, and remarkably witty, Make Them Cry arrives like a bullet train to your cerebral cortex...No doubt, Agent Diane Harbaugh, a bad-ass woman for our times, is here to stay and will take her rightful place alongside Bourne and Reacher before long." - Ivy Pochoda


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Used availability for Smith Henderson's Make Them Cry

Hardback Editions

September 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Make Them Cry: A Novel
Author(s): Smith Henderson, Jon Marc Smith
ISBN: 0-06-282517-8 / 978-0-06-282517-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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Paperback Editions

September 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Make Them Cry: A Novel
Author(s): Smith Henderson, Jon Marc Smith
ISBN: 0-06-302923-5 / 978-0-06-302923-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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Audio Editions

September 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Make Them Cry
Author(s): Smith Henderson, Jon Marc Smith
ISBN: 1-79995-088-3 / 978-1-79995-088-2
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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September 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Make Them Cry: Library Edition
Author(s): Smith Henderson, Jon Marc Smith
ISBN: 1-79995-087-5 / 978-1-79995-087-5
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon   


September 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Make Them Cry: A Novel
Author(s): Smith Henderson, Jon Marc Smith
Publisher: HarperAudio
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September 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Make Them Cry: A Novel
Author(s): Smith Henderson, Jon Marc Smith
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Make Them Cry: A Novel
Author(s): Smith Henderson, Jon Marc Smith
Publisher: Ecco
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA