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Last Ditch: A Leo Waterman Mystery (Leo Waterman Mysteries)

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Seattle p.i. Leo Waterman knows the city like no one else. And he knows how to stretch the limits of the law, when necessary, to accomplish what needs to be done--a very useful talent Leo acquired from his late, larger-than-life father, once one of the region's most powerful and colorful political characters. But just how seriously Waterman senior transgressed during his time on Earth comes into question when one of "the Boys"--Leo's "residentially challenged" barfly allies--digs up a human skeleton in Dad's backyard.

The remains that remain belong to "Wild Bill" Waterman's staunchest foe--an ultra-conservative muckraking journalist who vanished mysteriously thirty years before. Leo has always struggled in his father's shadow--but he's convinced that his old man was much too savvy to have committed murder--let alone to have interred the victim in his own backyard. But in order to clear his father's damaged name, the dutiful son is going to have to start digging up a very dangerous past...and do his damnedest not to get buried beneath it.

 Seattle p.i. Leo Waterman knows the city like no one else. And he knows how to stretch the limits of the law, when necessary, to accomplish what needs to be done--a very useful talent Leo acquired from his late, larger-than-life father, once one of the region's most powerful and colorful political characters. But just how seriously Waterman senior transgressed during his time on Earth comes into question when one of "the Boys"--Leo's "residentially challenged" barfly allies--digs up a human skeleton in Dad's backyard.

The remains that remain belong to "Wild Bill" Waterman's staunchest foe--an ultra-conservative muckraking journalist who vanished mysteriously thirty years before. Leo has always struggled in his father's shadow--but he's convinced that his old man was much too savvy to have committed murder--let alone to have interred the victim in his own backyard. But in order to clear his father's damaged name, the dutiful son is going to have to start digging up a very dangerous past...and do his damnedest not to get buried beneath it.

Synopsis:

The reputation of Leo Waterman's late father, a prominent Seattle politician, comes into question when the skeleton of his biggest foe is dug up in the father's backyard. To clear his dad's name, Leo must dig up a very dangerous past and do his damnedest not to get buried beneath it.

About the Author

A former creative writing teacher in Western Washington, G.M. Ford is the author of five previous critically acclaimed Leo Waterman novels: Who in Hell Is Wanda Fuca?, Cast in Stone, The Bum's Rush and Slow Burn and Last Ditch. Now a full-time writer, Mr. Ford makes his home in Seattle.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380793693
Author:
Ford, G. M.
Publisher:
Avon Books
Author:
Ford, G. M.
Author:
Hunter, Erin
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Waterman, leo (fictitious character)
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Warriors: Omen of the Stars
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.87x4.23x.86 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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"Synopsis" by , The reputation of Leo Waterman's late father, a prominent Seattle politician, comes into question when the skeleton of his biggest foe is dug up in the father's backyard. To clear his dad's name, Leo must dig up a very dangerous past and do his damnedest not to get buried beneath it.
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