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St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781429925303240 Pages
Winner of the seventh annual St. Martin's Press/PWA Best First Private Eye Novel Contest, newcomer Charles Knief spins a compelling mystery replete with scandal, intrigue, and an appealing new P.I.--retired U.S. Naval officer John Caine, living aboard his sailboat in the beautiful waters of Oahu, getting by doing "favors" for friends. But this time, the favor involves the brutal murder of Vice Admiral Winston's daughter, who it seems was involved in the snuff film industry.
"Knief's writing is smooth and seamless, and he's concocted an involving plot to go with his likable, attractively macho hero and exotic setting. The result: an action-packed, satisfying debut." - Booklist
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