Thirty-something, divorced, and working part-time as a car repossessor to stay out of the poorhouse, ex-newspaperman turned private detective Harry James Denton needs any client he can get. It's just his luck that the first person to waltz into his Nashville office is Rachel Fletcher, the woman who stole—then broke—his heart in college.
Now the man she married—compulsive gambler/womanizer and surgeon Dr. Conrad Fletcher—is in big trouble. Rachel wants Harry to forget about yesterday and make sure her husband lives to see tomorrow.
By the time Harry catches up with Fletcher, though, it’s too late.
And the list of suspects could fill the Grand Ole Opry…
This first installment in author Steven Womack’s Nashville P.I. series won the Edgar Allan Poe Award. Each installment afterward won or was nominated for a major mystery award, with the fifth book—Murder Manual—winning the Shamus Award.
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I have read about 6 of Steven Womack's books, once I read 1 I kept wanting to read one right after another, one of the mysteries was right down the road where I worked in Nashville, love reading mysteries where you know right where it's taking place. Highly recommended!!
Dead Folks' Blues by Steven Womack won the 1993 GOLD MEDAL AWARD for BEST MYSTERY/THRILLER from the Soutern Writers Guild.