Overview

Minneapolis PI Marta Hjelm failed to prevent a preventable murder. Her guilt has brought her right to the edge of burnout and dropout. But a prize specimen from her ancient past—her cheating ex-husband—appears out of nowhere with a gig too good to turn down. One last job, Marta figures, can’t hurt.
But hurt it does, as Marta tries to make sense of a terrorist plot at a major ad agency. In the dead of a long, bitter Minnesota winter, Marta struggles to survive attempts on her ...

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Smoking Ruin

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Overview

Minneapolis PI Marta Hjelm failed to prevent a preventable murder. Her guilt has brought her right to the edge of burnout and dropout. But a prize specimen from her ancient past—her cheating ex-husband—appears out of nowhere with a gig too good to turn down. One last job, Marta figures, can’t hurt.
But hurt it does, as Marta tries to make sense of a terrorist plot at a major ad agency. In the dead of a long, bitter Minnesota winter, Marta struggles to survive attempts on her life. To understand her conflicted feelings toward an ex who wants her back and toward the man who healed her when everything was dark. To make peace with the ghost of a victim she should have saved. And to crack open multiple conspiracies that lead to murder and smoking ruin.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940033082254
  • Publisher: D.R. Martin
  • Publication date: 2/29/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 398,523
  • File size: 294 KB

Meet the Author

D. R. Martin grew up in Duluth, Minnesota, and began his writing career as an arts journalist in Minneapolis. As a professional writer, he has covered topics ranging from consumer electronics and medical technology to travel and classical music. For many years, he reviewed science fiction and fantasy books for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.In addition to his Johnny Graphic juvenile ghost adventure series (johnnygraphicadventures.com) and Marta Hjelm mystery (Smoking Ruin), Martin has published a Victorian mystery and a canine cozy under the pen name Richard Audry (richardaudry.com).
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