By J. A. Konrath, Jude Hardin
What do Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels and personal investigator Nicholas Colt have in common?
Billiards, bourbon, undesirable jokes...
And homicide. a number of, in fact.
A homeless woman's continues to be are discovered close to Chicago twenty-six years after she disappeared. Her daughter--now retired in Florida--suspects foul play, and she or he hires Colt to fly up there and payment it out.
A favorite Chicago doctor is slain outdoor a comfort shop, horribly mutilated. A mindless highway killing? A theft long gone mistaken? Or anything a lot worse?
As the murder situations and people concerned converge, it fast turns into obvious that Jack Daniels and Nicholas Colt are in for the main challenging--and deadly--time in their lives.
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