The Secret Keeper (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #13)
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The Secret Keeper (A Dick Hardesty Mystery #13)

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PI Dick Hardesty listens with polite interest to his partner Jonathan's stories of his days working for 90-year-old multimillionaire Clarence Bement, helping the old man tend his garden. But when Bement is found dead, an apparent suicide, Jonathan is adamant that the old man would never have killed himself, a theory also held by Bement's grandson, Mel Fowler. When Mel hire...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Zumaya Publications Us (first published 2009)
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I've been dreading this review for a while because this was another book I really wanted to like, but I didn't. I'm not even sure I could say I tolerated it. It was actually painful to read, wincing occurred. So this review will be rather short, because I really don't have much of anything nice to say about it.

Now maybe I was wanting to like this book for all the wrong reasons. As a gay man and a mystery lover, it probably comes as no surprise that I enjoy mysteries where the protagonist is a go...more
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