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Night Work: A Novel
Night Work A Novel
Author: Steve Hamilton
With Night Work, award-winning author of the acclaimed Alex McKnight series Steve Hamilton delivers an atmospheric standalone thriller.Joe Trumbull is not a man who scares easily. But tonight he is scared to death.It's been two years since Joe's fiancée, Laurel, was murdered. Two years of grief and loneliness. On this hot summer night, he's fina...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781250054616
ISBN-10: 1250054613
Publication Date: 11/18/2014
Pages: 304
Edition: Reprint

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Publisher: Minotaur Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 2
interesting quick but stimulating book in paperback version.
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Steve Hamilton is an excellent mystery writer. Just when I had the mystery solved, a twist would make me wrong. This is a stand alone. Other books are Alex McKnight series.

I am not reposting this book because our library needs it.
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Probation officer Joe Trumball takes his first steps back into life after the murder of his fiancée Laurel, two years ago. He finds himself liking his blind date until his friend, police officer Howie, tells him she's killed. Knowing he's the last man that saw her alive, he does everything possible to help in the investigations. After a second and third woman, connected to him, are killed, police investigations take a turn at him as a possible suspect.
The murdered women are connected in more then one way to him: They did not only see him recently, they are strangled with things of his possesion.

The heat is on, Joe needs to find the murderer that killed three women and probably his dead fiancée as well.


An easy, short read without lots to think about, written in first person. All in all I am not very impressed and it didn't take long until I figured out who the killer is. While Joe goes into his old cases and tells us what these kids did and what they were, it just felt like the author needed to fill some more pages. In the end this is still a pretty thin Hardback.
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