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The Burning Season

(Joe Hannibal Mystery #1)

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When Junior Odum turned from his mother's grave, I stepped out of the shadow of the gnarled old cemetery oak and stood where he could plainly see me. The low-hanging full moon cast bluish highlights up and down the barrel of the .45 automatic I held leveled on the bail-jumper.

"It's a hell of a ways from Hatchaloo County back to Rockford," he told me. "We're at one end of t
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Hardcover, 241 pages
Published January 1st 1988 by St. Martin's Press
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Andrew Vachss
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If you liked Mickey, you'll love Big Wayne.
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There’s honor among at least one thief in this tale, though it takes a little time for Joe Hannibal to discover it.

This is the first of Dundee’s Joe Hannibal novels and the first to be resurrected on Kindle. If you haven’t already discovered this tough-as-nails, heart-of-gold private eye you’ve got a treat in store for you. It’s a fast-moving, tough-fisted account of the search for justice in the murder of a beloved elderly woman who stood in the way of what some consider progress and the killer
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Wayne Dundee lives in the once-notorious old cowtown of Ogallala, on the hinge of Nebraska's panhandle. To date, Dundee has had six novels, three novellas, and over two dozen short stories published. All of the novels and most of the short stories have featured his PI protagonist, Joe Hannibal. He also writes in the fantasy, straight crime, and Western genres. Dismal River is his first Western nov ...more

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