Go With Me. Castle Freeman Jr.
I loved this book. Very spare. Knight errantry in hardscrabble Vermont. Chivalry isn't dead.
Lillian doesn't want to leave town, and Blackway the local criminal sociopath has smashed her window of the car and slit her cats throat.
Lillian won't run. Blackway has marked her down for his next ' lady'. AND her boyfriend, a local smart ass has run. '.
Lester an old man, and young Big Nate team...