Stone Quarry - Beeler Large Print Series Author:S. J. Rozan Bill Smith's country cabin in upstate New York is far from the city's savage streets--a retreat where a weary P.I. can play Mozart on his upright piano and let nature heal him. But when Eve Colgate, a local farmer and painter, asks him to find stolen items--six paintings which could reveal Eve's highly guarded thirty-year-old secret--he caves. W... more »hen Smith's partner, Lydia Chin, comes in on the action, she brings along her cool courage and sharp mind. It's a simple case--until the runaway daughter of a hotshot politician and the murder of a local hood change the playing field. Now the stench of corruption fills this rural paradise, as Bill and Lydia scour through dangerous secrets and greedy corridors for the stone-cold truth...« less
Bill Smith, weary New York Private Eye retreats to his cozy cabin in upstate New York to let nature heal him, but he's drawn into a major robbery involving a well-known painter, and a murder involving a close friend and he gives in and takes the case, calling in his partner Lydia Chin to help him. The plot is great, the characters better...a great read.