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Dearly Departed (Holland Taylor #3)

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A recording of a lost woman’s voice sends Holland Taylor on a wild hunt

The woman’s words send an icy chill through Minneapolis private investigator Holland Taylor: “If you are listening to this now,” she says, “it is because I am dead.” Speaking calmly, Alison Emerton explains that if she is missing, it is because Raymond Fleck killed her. Fleck, a convicted rapist, lost h
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ebook, 278 pages
Published January 10th 2012 by MysteriousPress.com/Open Road (first published January 1st 1999)
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LJ
DEARLY DEPARTED (Private Investigator-Minnesota-Cont) – VG
Housewright, David – 3rd in series
Foul Play Press, 1999- Hardcover
P.I. Holland Taylor truly dislikes attorney Hunter Truman. But he can't ignore the tape recording Truman plays which begins "If you are listening to this now, it is because I am dead." Truman hires Taylor to find Ailson Emerton who disappeared from her home without a trace. Is she dead, kidnapped or did she leave on her own?
*** Housewright is a very recent addition to my c
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Christa
all I really want is for Mr. Housewright to write faster, please?
Joe O'c
Very Good; Continuing character: Holland Taylor; a lawyer hires Taylor to find a woman who may be dead or gone missing on purpose
Al Stoess
Good. I've read Housewright before and his Holland Taylor novels. This was well done. Maybe I should rate it higher. A good year.
Pete731
A well written good example of it's genre. Enjoyable read, will be getting the third one.
S. Sheil
Especially enjoyable if you're familiar with Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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A reformed newspaper reporter and ad man, Housewright's book "Penance" (Foul Play Press) earned the 1996 Edgar Award for Best First Novel from the Mystery Writers of America and was nominated for a Shamus in the same category by the Private Eye Writers of America.

"Practice to Deceive" won the 1998 Minnesota Book Award (it is currently being developed as a feature film) and "Jelly's Gold" won the s
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