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Dark Backward, The

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Tough. Unflappable. Stubborn. Crazy? Everyone, even her husband, believes Lily Caldwell went off the deep end when her partner Danny died in a mysterious shooting that nearly killed her, too. Based on the life-changing vision she experienced while technically dead, the thirty-year-old police officer is convinced that Governor "Nob" Stevens is the killer. Kicked off the pol ...more
Paperback, 230 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by MIDNIGHT INK
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Apr 05, 2014 Pam rated it really liked it
Shelves: illinois-mystery
AUTHOR: Buckley, Julia
TITLE: The Dark Backward
DATE READ: 04/04/14
RATING: 4.5/B+
GENRE/PUB DATE/PUBLISHER/# OF PGS: Mystery/2006/Mignight Ink/217 pgs
TIME/PLACE: Early 2000's
CHARACTERS: Lily Caldwell/PI ; "Nob" Stevens/governor

FIRST LINES: Lily barely manager to hide her distaste for the man who sat across from her in the diner. He had hired her, & he was entitled to her time as long as she was billing him, but she didn't have to like him in the privacy of her own heart.
Jan 18, 2012 Debbie rated it it was amazing
This book was a page turner from the very start! Very well thought out plot and real characters. This book was not based on a "soap opera" as the other reviewer noted. This was the first book I've read by this author and I can't wait to read her next books!
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Mixture of a typical cop sitcom show and a bad soap opera.
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Julia Buckley is a Chicago-area writer. Her first mystery, THE DARK BACKWARD, was published in 2006; since then she has published the Madeline Mann mysteries and the first in the Teddy Thurber series on Kindle.

Her new Berkley series launches in October with THE BIG CHILI.

Buckley is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and Romance Writers of America, as well as the Chicago Writ
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