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Skin Deep Motives (Alternative Investigations, #1)

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First in a new hard-boiled series that redefines the private eye for a new generation!

Matt Grudge and Leslie Crow, disenchanted private investigators with an affinity for the alternative lifestyle of the nineties, dubbed the Grunge Operatives, probe a murder that hits them where they live and breathe; the killing of the tattoo artist and proprietress of the parlor where th
Paperback, Second Edition, 184 pages
Published May 9th 2013 by Backwater Crime (first published December 10th 2012)
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Ariel Hudnall
Sep 24, 2013 Ariel Hudnall rated it it was amazing
There is something incredibly satisfying about a book that you can pick up casually, and then refuse to put down until it is finished, mourning any moment where you are not immersed in the story because of some random thing in your day that requires attention.

I made the mistake of starting "Skin Deep Motives" a couple of hours before work; I was nose-in-book the rest of the day, any time my job allowed for an extra five minutes to read. Intense from page one, SDM only takes a few detours from t
Charles Ray
Dec 13, 2013 Charles Ray rated it really liked it
Matt Grudge and Leslie Crow are friends and partners in a detective agency – Alternative Investigations: Matt Grudge and Leslie Crow. These two tatted, pierced and dressed-off-the-markdown-rack PIs are also known as the grunge operatives because of their distinct counter-culture, back-to-the-nineties style. They find themselves facing the case of their lives – in fact, the case that could end their lives – when Dee-Dee Magnolia, famous tattoo artist, and Leslie’s friend, is murdered.
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A Portland native, Aaron Hilton has worked at a video store, in a mail room, accounts payable, security, and for the last fifteen years, as an alarm control operator. At least two of the alarms he’s processed have led to felony arrests. He frequently hangs out in the basement at the Green Beans Coffee and Tea shop, listening to loud alternative or film scores with earbuds while banging the keys. ...more
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