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Bound by Blood

3.38  ·  Rating Details  ·  21 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
New Orleans detective Jack Brenner is struggling with a faltering marriage, an injured partner, and an overbearing lieutenant when Emmett Floyd Graves, a convict facing lethal injection, sends Jack word through his lawyer that he has information about the unsolved murder of Jack's cousin, a civil-rights worker killed in the summer of 1972.

Jack is intrigued but suspicious,
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ebook, 304 pages
Published February 19th 2008 by Minotaur Books
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Mamatufy
Jan 31, 2016 Mamatufy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Jack is a detective in New Orleans living with the history of his brother's murder and a recent shooting gives him the opportunity to solve both crimes and thus put things to rest after more than 30 years.
Joie
Feb 29, 2012 Joie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is an interesting police procedural set in New Orleans. The story was steeped in the history of the civil rights movement. This was a great debut with the potential of being a great series. Sadly, the author died before the publication of the book.
Rhonda
Jan 27, 2012 Rhonda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Pretty good book. Lots of twists and turns combining a personal cold case with a new case involving the same people. Set in New Orleans.
Jane Cornett
Pretty good, once realized that I wasn't reading James Lee Burke....
Pam
06/22/08 rec via bookmooch
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