Tin Hollow

Tin Hollow

by J.B. Hogan

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When a white baseball player with a taste for hot women and shady deals is found murdered in Tin Hollow, the black side of town in segregated Jefferson, Arkansas, racial tensions rise to the boiling point. With no clues and no one talking, the authorities turn to an outsider to solve the crime--a young, Howard-educated black attorney named Carl Tatum.

At first, the task seems small, the stakes benign. The more Carl discovers, though, the deeper he sinks into a morass of hatred and suspicion the likes of which he never imagined. He finds himself in a hometown he no longer recognizes, a place where truth means nothing in the face of power, and the line between right and wrong, legality and crime, is blurred. Balancing logic and intuition against bigotry, corruption, and wanton violence, his continued investigation runs him afoul of a who's who of Jefferson's most powerful and dangerous men--a small-minded police chief, a gang of racist local roughnecks, and a vicious bootlegger with a mean streak. Any one of them could be the killer... and any one of them could come after him next. Will Carl be able to solve the crime and cement his future? Or will his be the next body found in the back alleys of Tin Hollow?

Product Details

BN ID: 2940156751075
Publisher: Shannon Press
Publication date: 09/09/2016
Series: Carl Tatum , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 166
File size: 413 KB

About the Author

J. B. Hogan is a prolific and award-winning author. He grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas, but moved to Southern California in 1961 before entering the U. S. Air Force in 1964. After the military, he went back to college, receiving a Ph.D. in English from Arizona State University in 1979.

J. B. has published over 250 stories and poems. His novels, The Apostate, Living Behind Time and Losing Cotton—as well as his local baseball history book, Angels in the Ozarks, a short story collection entitled Fallen, and his book of poetry, The Rubicon—are available in print and electronic format wherever books are sold.

J. B. currently serves as Past President of the Washington County (AR) Historical Society. He plays upright bass in East of Zion, a family band that specializes in bluegrass-flavored Americana music.
Follow J.B. And all his writing on Facebook and his website, www.thejbhogan.com

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