By Ed Gorman
The homicide of a filthy rich younger lady sparks a backlash opposed to the hippie commune that has lately arrived in Black River Falls.A hippie commune has invaded Black River Falls. whereas nearly all of the townspeople think that the bohemians have the precise to stay—despite how weird and wonderful a few of their methods can seem—as regularly, there's a minority that consistently accuses them of every thing from legal actions to Satanism. As ordinary, attorney and personal investigator Sam McCain reveals himself in the course of the talk, specially whilst the teenage daughter of Paul Mainwaring, one of many town’s wealthiest males, is located murdered within the commune’s barn. A deeply younger guy (and Vietnam vet) named Neil Cameron is straight away charged with the crime, yet Sam has severe doubts. during this energetic and poignant new novel, Ed Gorman deals readers his richest portrait but approximately Black River Falls and its humans.
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He could be in serious trouble, Sarah. ” “I’m the only one who can help him. ” “A lot of people had reason to kill her. ” “A lot of people may have had reason to kill her, but not a lot of people had the opportunity to kill her in your barn. ” “All you care about is this stupid commune, Richard. ” “He’s my friend, Sarah. ” As she spoke, and for the third time, I saw her eyes glance at the small rusted Airstream west of the house. If he hadn’t run away, that might be the place he’d choose to gather himself and plan what he was going to do next.
I had no idea what she was hinting at. “Let’s find him, Sarah. ” “By not calling the police as soon as possible. If there’s a long lag between the time I saw the body and calling them, it’ll look very bad for everybody. ” I turned toward the trailer. After half a minute she joined me and we set off. My shirt and trousers had sweated to me like a second skin. The alcohol kick from the party was long gone. The ground here was rough and rocky. I almost stumbled twice. We were now ten yards away.
Oh, oh,” Wendy said. Barb smiled at me. ” They reverted to their girly laughter, leaning together in that immortal conspiratorial way women have of letting men know that they are hopelessly stupid. I could imagine them at twelve, merrily deflating the ego of every boy who passed by. “I promise not to go over ninety,” I said, lamely continuing the joke. “Well, I’ll have to let you two finish this,” Barb said, as if I hadn’t spoken. “My husband’s in watching TV, and I’d better get in there before he loses all his clients.
Bad Moon Rising: A Sam Mccain Mystery by Ed Gorman