The Green-Eyed Hurricane (Jack Delmas #2)
In the sultry southern style of James Lee Burke and the hip P.I. voice of Dennis LeHane comes a major new figure on the mystery scene, Martin Hegwood. His first novel, Big Easy Backroad introduced PI Jack Delmas and was a big southern hit. Critics and fans alike fell for his atmospherically dead on, visual writing and his ultra compelling protagonist. Like all Bayou bred m...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 13th 2001 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
(first published July 2000)
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The second book in the Jack Delmas PI series finds Jack in Biloxi looking into the murderof a long-time family friend, Mr. Cass. Mr. Cass, a shrimper, had a long list of enemies from the crooked mayor to a band of Viertnamese gangs, local rednecks, and a money hungry niece (who Jack dated once upon a time). It's during a hurricane that Jack discovers the truth and honors his promise to avenge the old man's death. Jack is lively, likeable and distinctly southern. It's an easy series to get into a...more