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Diamond Head

John Caine Novels

Charles Knief

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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.

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1The last two hundred yards of my daily run are always the hardest and that early summer evening was no different. It wasn't merely because the grade was all uphill; my mind was just about that far ahead of my body, anticipating the recovery, looking forward to a quick shower and a chilled glass of California chardonnay.My feet pounded the asphalt past the Marina Restaurant. I stopped and walked the quarter mile to the joggers' fountain to warm down. There used to be a sign that marked it, but one of the patrons left the Marina early one morning and ran over
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  • Charles Knief

  • Charles Knief is a former airborne soldier, pilot, and engineer. He has traveled widely and lived in Hawaii for a number of years. His first John Caine adventure, Diamond Head, won the SMP/ PWA contest for Best First Private Eye novel in 1995. He and his wife currently live in Irvine, California. His web site is www.charlesknife.com.
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    John Caine Novels

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