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Bound by Blood

3.41  ·  Rating Details ·  22 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
New Orleans detective Jack Brenner is struggling with a faltering marriage, an injured partner, and an overbearing lieutenant when Emmett Floyd Graves, a convict facing lethal injection, sends Jack word through his lawyer that he has information about the unsolved murder of Jack’s cousin, a civil-rights worker killed in the summer of 1972.

Jack is intrigued but suspicious,
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Hardcover, 304 pages
Published February 19th 2008 by Minotaur Books
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Laura Koehlmann
Mar 20, 2017 Laura Koehlmann rated it really liked it
This was a great book. It held my interest and had me guessing right till the end. Will definitely more books from this author.
Joie
Feb 20, 2012 Joie rated it really liked it
This is an interesting police procedural set in New Orleans. The story was steeped in the history of the civil rights movement. This was a great debut with the potential of being a great series. Sadly, the author died before the publication of the book.
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Jan 31, 2016 Mamatufy rated it really liked it
Jack is a detective in New Orleans living with the history of his brother's murder and a recent shooting gives him the opportunity to solve both crimes and thus put things to rest after more than 30 years.
Jane Cornett
Jul 27, 2011 Jane Cornett rated it it was ok
Pretty good, once realized that I wasn't reading James Lee Burke....
Rhonda
Jan 27, 2012 Rhonda rated it really liked it
Pretty good book. Lots of twists and turns combining a personal cold case with a new case involving the same people. Set in New Orleans.
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Jun 25, 2008 Pam added it
06/22/08 rec via bookmooch
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