THE TRANSGRESSORS is a novel written in 1961 by Jim Thompson.
Tom Lord is sheriff's deputy in a little Texas boom town. Coming from an honorable family, he had to accept this job when his father died and is living now with Joyce, a prostitute. One day, he accidentally kills Aaron McBride during a fight. McBride's wife will come all the way from Fort Worth in order to discover the truth about Aaron's death and avenge him. And McBride's associates, big shots of the mob, would also like what are Lord's intentions now.
The review of this Book prepared by Daniel Staebler