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David Housewright

David Housewright
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DAVID HOUSEWRIGHT has won both the Edgar Award and the Minnesota Book Award (twice) for his crime fiction.  His recent books include The Devil May Care, The Last Kind Word, and Curse of the Jady Lily. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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Dead Man's Mistress

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

An investigation of missing property takes a darker turn near Lake Superior in Dead Man’s Mistress, the next mystery in David Housewright’s award-winning McKenzie series.

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First, Kill the Lawyers

Holland Taylor

David Housewright
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

P.I. Holland Taylor returns in David Housewright’s Edgar Award-winning series with First, Kill the Lawyers, where Taylor is hired to recover stolen files before they are leaked, ruining...

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Like to Die

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

A seemingly simple investigation, done as a favor for a friend, takes McKenzie down a dark and twisted path in Like to Die, the next mystery in David Housewright’s award-winning...

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Darkness, Sing Me a Song

Holland Taylor

David Housewright
St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books

David Housewright’s Edgar Award-winning Holland Taylor series returns with a case of murder resulting from tragic, twisted drama in an extremely wealthy family in Darkness, Sing Me a Song.

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Stealing the Countess

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Since becoming an unlikely millionaire and quitting the St. Paul Police Department, Rushmore McKenzie has been working as an unlicensed private investigator, basically doing favors for friends and...

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Unidentified Woman #15

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

During one of the first heavy snows of the winter, on the Interstate outside the Twin Cities, Rushmore McKenzie is behind a truck behaving erratically when the man in the truck bed dumps a body out...

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The Devil May Care

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Riley Brodin is the granddaughter of Walter Muehlenhaus—a man as rich, powerful, and connected as anyone since the days of J. P. Morgan. Despite her family's connections, it's McKenzie she reaches...

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The Last Kind Word

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rushmore McKenzie agrees to go undercover to help the ATF track a cache of stolen guns—after all, what could possible go wrong?

Rushmore McKenzie is both a millionaire and an unlicensed PI,...

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Curse of the Jade Lily

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

A stolen gem with a tragic history, a curse and a million dollar ransom is Mac McKenzie's latest case, in David Housewright's Curse of the Jade Lily

Several years ago, Rushmore McKenzie...

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Highway 61

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Mac McKenzie returns with a too-personal case that leads him up the legendary Highway 61 in the latest in David Housewright's awardwinning series

Rushmore McKenzie is a former cop, current...

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The Taking of Libbie, SD

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

In David Housewright's The Taking of Libbie, SD, a grifter cons an entire town using Mac McKenzie's name, leaving the real McKenzie facing an angry town with nothing left to lose.

Rushmore...

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Jelly's Gold

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rushmore McKenzie, a retired St. Paul policeman and unexpected millionaire, often works as an unlicensed P.I., doing favors as it suits him. When graduate students Ivy Flynn and Josh Berglund show...

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Madman on a Drum

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Homicide cop Bobby Dunston's daughter has been kidnapped, taken in broad daylight on a city street in the middle of September. The kidnappers demand a million dollars and force Dunston to get the...

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Dead Boyfriends

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Right up until they put him in jail, McKenzie thought the cops were kidding. After all, he did them a favor by stopping a rookie cop from roughing up a distraught woman at a murder scene. But the...

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Pretty Girl Gone

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Rushmore "Mac" McKenzie has a lot of old girlfriends, but only one went on to marry the current governor of the state of Minnesota. And only one is calling him with a desperate request to meet in...

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Tin City

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Mac McKenzie is rich. So rich that he's left his job as a Twin Cities police officer and spends his time doing favors large and small for friends. So when an old Marine buddy of his father's calls...

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A Hard Ticket Home

Twin Cities P.I. Mac McKenzie Novels

David Housewright
St. Martin's Publishing Group
Minotaur Books

Ex-St. Paul cop Rushmore McKenzie has more time, and more money, than he knows what to do with. In fact, when he's willing to admit it to himself (and he usually isn't), Mac is downright bored. Until...

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