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When Old Midnight Comes Along

When Old Midnight Comes Along

Amos Walker Novels (Volume 28)

Loren D. Estleman

Forge Books

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A new Amos Walker mystery from award-winning author Loren D. Estleman!

Amos Walker is hired by one Francis X. Lawes, a private-sector mover and shaker in Detroit politics, to prove that his wife, Paula, who disappeared under sinister circumstances shortly more than six years ago, is dead, so he can remarry without having to wait for the seven-year-declaration-of-death rule to kick in.

Walker’s investigation is complicated by two facts: the police still consider Lawes the prime suspect, and the first-responding officer in that old case was killed in the line of duty shortly afterwards and his notebook has never been found. The question for Walker is, if Lawes is guilty, why would he put himself in jeopardy of arrest and prosecution by giving the forensics team a body to work on?

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Lake St. Clair lay fallow at mid-morning, with no bright sail in sight. It was too early in the spring for the old Auto Money to expose its arthritis to the chill, and the New Rich were too busy trading in Japan before the stock...

Praise for When Old Midnight Comes Along

”Chandler and Hammett fans will feel right at home on the mean streets of Estleman’s Detroit.“ —Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Come for the snappy patter, stay for the surprises.” —Kirkus Reviews

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Loren D. Estleman

Loren D. Estleman is author of more than seventy novels. Winner of four Shamus Awards, five Spur Awards and three Western Heritage Awards, he lives in Michigan with his wife, author Deborah Morgan. His Amos Walker series includes The Lioness is the Hunter, Black and White Ball, The Sundown Speech, and You Know Who Killed Me.

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