Lex Talionis by Michael J. Prescott
Approx. 12,630 words.
Published on February 25, 2012 by
Living Books USA.
After a visit from a strange ‘apparition’ following his daughter’s death, Tim agrees to perform Lex talionis, or an eye-for-an-eye. If successful, he is assured that he will be reunited with his daughter again and his life will once again be returned to normal. It sounds so simple but . . . can he do it? [12400, BrE]