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Goofy Foot

An Alex Rasmussen Mystery

Alex Rasmussen Mysteries

David Daniel

Minotaur Books

In David Daniel’s Goofy Foot, private investigator Alex Rasmussen, embarking on a rather routine search for a missing teenager, finds himself in cold water that couldn't be hotter, as the simple task balloons into a case of murderous surfers and a heart-stopping search for a killer. Kirkus Reviews raves, “The characters are painfully human, the dialogue sharp without being over the top, and the small-town ambience dead-on.”

In David Daniel’s Goofy Foot, private investigator Alex Rasmussen, embarking on a rather routine search for a missing teenager, finds himself in cold water that couldn't be hotter, as the simple task balloons into a case of murderous surfers and a heart-stopping search for a killer. Kirkus Reviews raves, “The characters are painfully human, the dialogue sharp without being over the top, and the small-town ambience dead-on.”

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Goofy Foot
1I looked up and saw the old guy standing in my office doorway, pulling a sawed-off shotgun out of a brown paper bag. He was wild-eyed, winded from the three-flight climb. The bag was the long, thin kind that hero sandwiches come in. He tossed it aside and stepped toward my desk, where my morning coffee steamed in the cup. "You're Mr. Rasmussen ...""Whoa!" I threw my hands high."I'm gonna give it to you!"My heart was banging off the tin ceiling. "Hold on.""It's gotta be now!"The ugly snout of the shotgun glared at me in the June sunlight sliced by the venetian blinds--maybe the last
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  • David Daniel

  • David Daniel was born in Boston and grew up on the South Shore, where he learned to surf. His novel The Heaven Stone won the St. Martin's Press/Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel contest and was a Shamus award nominee. In addition to seven novels, including White Rabbit and The Skelly Man, he has written for Surfer magazine and has published more than 70 short stories. He is currently the Jack Kerouac Visiting Writer in Residence at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.
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    An Alex Rasmussen Mystery

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    David Daniel

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