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Slow kill : a Kevin Kerney novel

Author: Michael McGarrity
Publisher: New York : Onyx, [2005] ©2004
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney travels to a California ranch looking to buy some prime quarter horse breeding stock. Instead, he finds himself the prime suspect in a possible homicide when the ranch owner, Clifford Spalding, is found dead. Confronted by a ... cop unwilling to let him off the hook, Kerney decides to conduct his own investigation. As he digs into the victim's background, he learns that Spalding's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael McGarrity
ISBN: 0451411935 9780451411938
OCLC Number: 61183745
Notes: "Mass market paperback ... August 5, 2005"--Publisher web site.
Description: 344 pages ; 18 cm.
Other Titles: Slowkill
Responsibility: Michael McGarrity.

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"Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney travels to a California ranch looking to buy some prime quarter horse breeding stock. Instead, he finds himself the prime suspect in a possible homicide when the ranch owner, Clifford Spalding, is found dead. Confronted by a ... cop unwilling to let him off the hook, Kerney decides to conduct his own investigation. As he digs into the victim's background, he learns that Spalding's ex-wife refuses to believe that her son, a soldier killed in Vietnam some thirty years ago, is dead. Kerney digs deeper and ... finds himself sharing the woman's doubts ... 'Slow kill' races from West coast to East coast, as Kerney tries to extricate himself from a situation that could ruin his career"--The publisher.

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