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Goofy Foot

Goofy Foot

An Alex Rasmussen Mystery

Alex Rasmussen Mysteries (Volume 3)

David Daniel

Minotaur Books

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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

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I 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...

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Praise for Goofy Foot

"Daniel's easy style makes riding with Alex a pleasure." - Kirkus Reviews

"With a fine feel for small-town life, the author skillfully draws on the radical changes that have occurred in places like Standish in recent decades and depicts a complex cast of suspects, allies, outcasts and good guys." - Publishers Weekly

"Daniel was the winner of the Best First Private Eye Novel in 1993 for The Heaven Stone. He continues to build on that promise with the Rasmussen series." - Booklist

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About the author

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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