Jitter Joint

A Novel of Suspense

Howard Swindle

Minotaur Books

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In Jitter Joint, award-winning journalist Howard Swindle delivers Jeb Quinlin, a Dallas homicide detective combating crime-and his own personal demons.

"The weak and pitiful shall perish..."

Jeb Quinlin has been issued an ultimatum by his boss and his wife: dry out or get out. So he hits his favorite bar for a last fifth of Wild Turkey and reluctantly enters detox. Once inside, Jeb is forced to confront his years of alcoholism with the help of Librium, hard-core therapy, and AA meetings. But someone is taking the words of the Big Book too far, as rehab patients begin to die mysteriously, each tagged with one of AA's Twelve Steps. Now Jeb is on a sobering hunt for the Twelve-Step killer, a twisted psychopath who's taking the battle with the bottle to horrifying new heights...

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Praise for Jitter Joint

"A real winner. Don't miss it." --Howard Swindle

"Car chases and fight scenes are cinematic-perfect, but Swindle's realistically flawed characters are the heart and soul of Jitter Joint." --Orlando Sun-Sentinel

"A winner...Swindle manages to breathe new life into the serial killer genre...An explosive mix. This should be the start of a very successful series." --Library Journal

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Howard Swindle

Howard Swindle is a Pulitzer Prize-winning news editor for the Dallas Morning News and the author of three true-crime books, including Edgar-nominated Trespasses: Portrait of a Serial Rapist. Jitter Joint is his first novel. He lives in Dallas, Texas.

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Jitter Joint
A Novel of Suspense
Howard Swindle

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
April 2007
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ISBN: 9781429981392
ISBN10: 1429981393
256 pages
$7.99
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