Killing to Know by Sean Van Damme
Calvin Hobbs is a cantankerous retired Richmond Police officer who now runs a small Private Investigative service. He will take just about any case his specialty is gathering evidence on cheating spouses.
Tonight though Hobbs is faced with a different type of task; breaking into the apartment of a mob lawyer to steal a copy of a recently diseased Boss’ will. Little does Hobbs know that contained in this document is information that more people than his employer are after. The case sends Hobbs down a path of death, car chases, shifty women, and secret agents.
Killing to Know is a hard-boiled thriller set in a gritty version of Richmond Virginia and the first of the Calvin Hobbs series of mysteries.
The second edition of Killing to Know is the same book plot-wise the only changes that have been made were ones that addressed grammar and spelling.