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Houston Homicide (Ted Stephens #1)

3.06  ·  Rating Details  ·  18 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Set in Texas in 1969, this is a fast-paced story of a man dedicated to his job and determined to bring a killer to justice - no matter what the cost.
Hardcover, 263 pages
Published December 31st 2007 by Five Star (ME) (first published December 12th 2007)
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May 18, 2010 Maddy rated it liked it
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RATING: 2.75

HOUSTON HOMICIDE is a historical police procedural set in Houston in 1969. It features Detective Ted Stephens, known as "Steve", who is assigned to investigate the murder of an entire family. He's got lots of problems, among them the fact that his wife has deluded herself into thinking that he is fooling around and a boss that is less than supportive.

During the course of the investigation, Steve (and I never cottoned to that name, always thinking of him as Ted!) pulls in an outside
May 12, 2008 Jane marked it as to-read
Recommended to Jane by: Shirley Wetzel
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Clyde Wilson is a legendary Houston private detective, and Bill Crider is a fine Texas mystery writer. Bill has taken some of Clyde's cases and fictionalized them. This is about the mureer of a Houston family in the late 1960's
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May 31, 2008 Bruce H rated it it was ok
I finished this book in 1 1/2 days, not because it was a great book, but because I have to work Sundays and it is really slow at work. It is an easy read. The story moves along, but I did not feel to connected to the story.
Apr 15, 2012 John rated it did not like it
Kind of a time worn old time detective tale. Never got completely into it, but didn't put it down completely either. Not really worth the time.
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