“A Single Shot,” the movie, will be released on DVD/Blue-ray and Netflix on January 14!

“Part Crime And Punishment, part Deliverance and all white-knuckled suspense… A Single Shot packs a helluva punch.” — Pam Lambert, People

“One of the finest novels of rural crime and moral horror in the past few decades.” – Daniel Woodrell, author of Winter’s Bone

Abandoned by his wife and young son, John Moon sits in his trailer on the mountainside, feeling abused by the world. All he has left is an acre-and-a-half of the family farm, and he makes do with odd jobs and poaching game off state land. One morning he goes hunting a deer out of season and winds up killing a young runaway instead. In trying to hide the evidence of his accidental crime, Moon finds a huge sum of money, plus evidence that the young girl was not alone. Will Moon’s crime be discovered? What will be the consequences for him and his family?

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“A harrowing literary thriller & a powerful blend of love and violence, of the grotesque and the tender.” — Christopher Lehman-Haupt, The New York Times

“The finest portrait of guilt since Crime and Punishment.”
— Susan Salter Reynolds, The Los Angeles Times Book Review

Read more reviews here.

Matthew F. Jones is the author of six critically acclaimed novels as well as a number of screenplays.  His screenplay of his novel A Single Shot was filmed in 2012 and will be released in, 2013.  His novel, Deepwater, was made into a film in 2005.  His novels have been translated into various foreign languages and several times have been named on best novels of the year lists.  He was born in Boston and grew up on a horse and dairy farm in rural upstate New York and currently lives with his family in Charlottesville, Virginia.



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