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The Butcher's Son by Dorien Grey
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Read in February, 2007

This is the first novel in a mystery/detective series starring Dick Hardesty, a PR writer, coordinator turned private dick. In the Butcher's Son, the plot is centered around the bid for governor's by the Chief of Police, a known right wing politician. Dick gets involved with the Chief's campaign and tries his best to undermine his employer's efforts to get the Chief elected. Including befriending the Chief's son who sends Dick's radar pinging like mad. I should have seen the ending coming but didn't. That tells me Grey advanced the plot in a way that wasn't obvious and smart. It's a good murder/mystery set in LA gay community right after Stonewall. Very well written. I'll eventually read the next ones in the series.

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