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A Vietnam vet turned P.I. ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time - at the Jewel Arms apartments in St. Louis, as he matches wits with a ruthless killer. Elvin Suggs already knew how to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Decades earlier, spending time as a Green Beret during The Siege of Khe Sanh taught him about the wrong side of 1968. Now with his life in a ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by L & L Dreamspell
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Christy
Aug 03, 2009 Christy rated it it was amazing
Dimond Redding, former Vietnam War field nurse, moves to St. Louis for some peace and quiet, thinking to retire there. But that’s not to be. Two weeks later, a man is murdered in the apartment across the hall from Di. Di suspects the investigating detective is focusing on the wrong person when he arrests a friend of one of the tenants in Di’s building. Elvin Suggs, Green Beret during the Vietnam War, is reeling from his wife’s demands for a divorce. Suggs takes his dog and heads to St. Louis to ...more
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Aug 04, 2016 Michelle Akers-dicken rated it it was ok
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I thought this was going to be another "Goodwill" jewel! Nope. It was signed by the author so I allowed myself the luxury of being excited. Claire Applewhite's credentials are impressive AND she's writing about my hometown of St. Louis, more specifically, about the area of South St. Louis where I grew up. Being ALSO from St. Louis, I had expected the author to be more realistic about the characters (by the way... WAY too many characters) Midwestern dialects and personalities. Sadly, this wasn't ...more
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Claire Applewhite is a graduate of St. Louis University, (AB, Communications, MBA), Mercantile Leadership Program for Women. A participant in the Writers Institute at Washington University, and freelance writer—Healthy Cells magazine, House of Style magazine, reporter for Patch.com.

Published works: The Wrong Side of Memphis, Moonlight Becomes You So (2009), Crazy For You (2010), St. Louis Hustle,
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