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McGill and Gropper are unlicensed private investigators who operate out of a diner and do whatever it takes to get a job done.

When a trucker attacks a prostitute, her pimp turns to McGill and Gropper for protection.

But taking the job means crossing dangerous and well-connected criminals who will stop at nothing to settle the score.
Kindle Edition, 89 pages
Published July 26th 2019 by All Due Respect, an imprint of Down & Out Books
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Col
Feb 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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Synopsis/blurb....

McGill and Gropper are unlicensed private investigators who operate out of a diner and do whatever it takes to get a job done.

When a trucker attacks a prostitute, her pimp turns to McGill and Gropper for protection.

But taking the job means crossing dangerous and well-connected criminals who will stop at nothing to settle the score.
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Another top read from All Due Respect, with Andrew Davie's one sitting read - Pavement.

Our two main men - McGill and Gropper e
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Georg
Feb 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
wow , this was really good
Scott
Mar 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
Gropper and McGill are a PI duo with Gropper taking care of practical matters and McGill acting as the face of the business and being the one with the connections around town. They take on a case for Marvin, a motel receptionist, who has his cousin and other tricking out of one of the motel's rooms and at the nearby truck stop to catch a john who is beating up the on the girls.

This is fast paced hard boiled stuff written in the third person that expands upon the backstory and personality of all
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JansRoots
Nov 21, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Not a feel-good thriller but very well done

I was surprised. Normally, the protagonist(s), whether good guys or bad guys, become positive in the end, one way or another. This is a hard, dark, "gory", story focused more on the mutually beneficial relationship between the protagonists, not the case involved, though you don't realize it until the end. It's subtle. Both maintain their bloodthirsty personas throughout the book, but it works well, and all the characters are well-developed. I couldn't p
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