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The Bum's Rush (Leo Waterman Mysteries)

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Packed with all the outrageous shenanigans that quickly marked Who in Hell is Wanda Fuca? and Cast in Stone as two of the most original mysteries in years, G.M. Ford crafts a devilishly funny and bat-out-of-hell paced novel featuring his smart-aleck yet irrepressible Seattle-based p.i., Leo Waterman.

Nobody loves you when you're down and out--except maybe Leo Waterman. As a man who has transformed a gaggle of residentially challenged devotees of cheap alcohol into a crack surveillance team, Leo has a soft spot for society's downtrodden. When a homeless woman says she's the mother of a deceased rock idol, Leo takes it upon himself to investigate the lady's claim, thereby embroiling the Boys, his dissolute deputies, and his own already bruised body in a high speed, life-threatening pursuit of the truth.

Synopsis:

Having transformed a gaggle of residentially-challenged devotees of cheap alcohol into a crack surveillance team, Leo Waterman has a soft spot for society's downtrodden. When a homeless woman says she's the mother of a deceased rock idol, Leo investigates her claim, thereby embroiling his dissolute deputies, "the Boys", and himself in a life-threatening pursuit of the truth.

Synopsis:

Packed with all the outrageous shenanigans that quickly marked Who in Hell is Wanda Fuca? and Cast in Stone as two of the most original mysteries in years, G.M. Ford crafts a devilishly funny and bat-out-of-hell paced novel featuring his smart-aleck yet irrepressible Seattle-based p.i., Leo Waterman.

Nobody loves you when you're down and out--except maybe Leo Waterman. As a man who has transformed a gaggle of residentially challenged devotees of cheap alcohol into a crack surveillance team, Leo has a soft spot for society's downtrodden. When a homeless woman says she's the mother of a deceased rock idol, Leo takes it upon himself to investigate the lady's claim, thereby embroiling the Boys, his dissolute deputies, and his own already bruised body in a high speed, life-threatening pursuit of the truth.

About the Author

G.M. Ford is the author of six widely praised Frank Corso novels, Fury, Black River, A Blind Eye, Red Tide, No Man's Land, and Blown Away, as well as six highly acclaimed mysteries featuring Seattle private investigator Leo Waterman. A former creative writing teacher in western Washington, Ford lives in Oregon and is currently working on his next novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380727636
Author:
Ford, G. M.
Publisher:
Avon
Author:
Ford, G. M.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Hard-boiled
Subject:
Waterman, leo (fictitious character)
Subject:
Waterman, Leo (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Homeless persons
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MassMktPB
Series:
Leo Waterman Mysteries Paperback
Publication Date:
19980301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.82x4.17x.88 in. .34 lbs.

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Product details 320 pages Avon Books - English 9780380727636 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Having transformed a gaggle of residentially-challenged devotees of cheap alcohol into a crack surveillance team, Leo Waterman has a soft spot for society's downtrodden. When a homeless woman says she's the mother of a deceased rock idol, Leo investigates her claim, thereby embroiling his dissolute deputies, "the Boys", and himself in a life-threatening pursuit of the truth.
"Synopsis" by , Packed with all the outrageous shenanigans that quickly marked Who in Hell is Wanda Fuca? and Cast in Stone as two of the most original mysteries in years, G.M. Ford crafts a devilishly funny and bat-out-of-hell paced novel featuring his smart-aleck yet irrepressible Seattle-based p.i., Leo Waterman.

Nobody loves you when you're down and out--except maybe Leo Waterman. As a man who has transformed a gaggle of residentially challenged devotees of cheap alcohol into a crack surveillance team, Leo has a soft spot for society's downtrodden. When a homeless woman says she's the mother of a deceased rock idol, Leo takes it upon himself to investigate the lady's claim, thereby embroiling the Boys, his dissolute deputies, and his own already bruised body in a high speed, life-threatening pursuit of the truth.

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