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From Barnes & NobleTerminally ill architect Jay Bell Furlong contacts Detroit-area detective Amos Walker. Eight years ago, Furlong was in the middle of an affair with a young and beautiful woman when some dastardly villain sent him a photograph showing his lover in a compromising position with another man (who just happened to be working for a rival architectural firm). Furlong broke off the relationship without questioning the authenticity of the photograph, and now it seems the photograph was not genuine. It now falls to P.I. Walker to investigate the situation and figure out which one of Furlong's family, competitors, rivals, or whoever might have been responsible for the infamous photograph. Loren Estleman introduces a colorful cast of characters, all of whom have a relationship to architect Furlong, as Walker uses all of his investigative skills to cut through the smoke screens set out to befog him and help Furlong get his man or woman. The person (or persons) responsible for the photograph is characterized in the title as a witchfinder, referring to a noble profession in Puritan New England whose job was to find or construct scandal so witches could be identified and appropriately punished. The architect Furlong and detective Walker are particularly well executed characters, and the realistic depictions of Detroit and its surrounding metropolitan area add to the story's appeal.