The seventies in Seattle: XXX-rated theatres on First Avenue and a dramatic economic meltdown that swamped the street activism of the sixties and led to the famous billboard lament: Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights. The blonde with blatant curves sheathed in a green wool dress hired Eddie Hummel for a job that seemed nuttier than a boatload of pecans headed for Brazil. But it was too wet in the Rainy City for any husbands to be straying, and his creditors were making strained noises in their collection departments. Before it was over he would be knee-deep in bodies....
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About the Author
William R. Burkett, Jr. is better known as a science fiction writer, but this foray into the mean streets of the world of Dashiell Hammett and Ross MacDonald and Raymond Chandler is formidable - tough, engaging, and as jarring as a nail scraped across a blackboard. Twin Killing was the initial book in his Rainy City Mystery series. And like his hard-as-nails sleuth, Burkett lives in the Pacific Northwest.