Penance by David Housewright

Penance

byDavid Housewright

Kobo ebook | January 10, 2012

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Edgar Award Winner: A PI in St. Paul, Minnesota, must clear his own name when the drunk driver who killed his wife is shot dead.

Holland Taylor is comfortable in interrogation rooms. For years, the cold dark cells of the Minneapolis homicide squad were his turf, and with the help of his partner, he wrung confessions out of countless killers. But that was long ago. Tonight Taylor’s on the other side of the desk. Tonight he’s the suspect.
 
Taylor’s career in the department ended after his wife and daughter were killed in a drunk driving accident. The culprit, John Brown, was sentenced to a measly six years for vehicular manslaughter, and Taylor vowed bloody vengeance in front of open court. After a few months of freedom, Brown is shot dead, and Taylor, now a private investigator, is called in as the obvious suspect. He didn’t kill John Brown, but he’ll find out who did—even if it means tearing Minneapolis apart from the inside out.

Former newspaper reporter David Housewright left his job to pursue a full-time career in detective fiction writing. Housewright then introduced Holland Taylor, his recurrent main character in his books Penance and Practice to Deceive. He won an Edgar Award for Best First Novel and a Shamus Award for Best P. I. Novel for his writing in ...
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Title:PenanceFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:MysteriousPress.com/Open RoadLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1453239561

ISBN - 13:9781453239568

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from this is the first book I read of David's, love his style of writing, will buy his books from now on
Date published: 2013-12-14