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So Like Sleep (John Francis Cuddy #3)

3.71 of 5 stars 3.71  ·  rating details  ·  63 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Cuddy attempts to exonerate a boy who confessed to murder under hypnosisWilliam Daniels nearly didn’t make it to college. A black student raised in one of Boston’s roughest suburbs, he once barely skirted time in juvenile hall for gang activities. Pressure from his mother convinced William to straighten out, and he went on to study at a prestigious university. Years after...more
ebook, 252 pages
Published April 17th 2012 by MysteriousPress.com/Open Road (first published 1987)
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Quillracer
This series continues to improve. This book, the third, is a step up from The Staked Goat, the previous one.

Cuddy is asked by a friend to help clear a young man of murdering his girlfriend.

One thing I especially like about Healy's protagonist is that Cuddy comes across as tough without having constantly proving it through fights and shootouts.

My one regret is that I wasn't aware of this series thirty years ago when it first hit the market. But a good book is a good read, whether it's a week afte...more
Francis
While I do enjoy reading Jermiah Healy and this series with John Cuddy with it's back-streets of Boston background, I thought this particular book was a bit of a let down primarily due to a lack of pluasibility.

Despite my inability to "buy into" this one, if you enjoy good mystery writers, I think you will find something to like here.
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Jeremiah Healy was the creator of the John Francis Cuddy private-investigator series and the author of several legal thrillers. A former sheriff's officer and military police captain, Healy was also a graduate of Rutgers College and the Harvard Law School. He practiced law in Boston before teaching for eighteen years at the New England School of Law. His first novel, BLUNT DARTS, w...more
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