Beach Strip

Beach Strip

Book - 2012
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Josie Marshall deals with the death of her detective husband, Gabe, found naked outside their home on the beach with a bullet in his brain. Everyone calls it suicide. Josie knows it isn't . . . but fears it could be. After all, she had provided Gabe with a motive. The clues are so strong that even Josie begins to believe Gabe shot himself. But when a horrific slaying occurs literally at her feet, she knows Gabe was murdered, and her determination to prove it carries her toward dark corners of the beach strip and exposes the darker sides of its residents. Fending off her fears with humour and outrage, she encounters a drug-crazed drifter, an organized crime boss with romance on his mind, a woman with a murderous past and a pervert who's been frequenting her garden shed. When a chance remark leads Josie to the astonishing truth of Gabe's death, her story takes a shocking turn that no one could have seen coming.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : HarperCollins Canada, ©2012
ISBN: 9781443410953
9781443408141
Branch Call Number: REYNOLD
Characteristics: 274 p. ; 24 cm

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empbee
Jun 29, 2017

Fast moving good cop mystery.

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Pisinga
Jun 09, 2013

Not stop reading. Really good sarcastic humor. Many unexpected twists. The narrative belongs to a woman. He really succeeded very well in that matter. Too many characters in the end of the book makes a little confusing to follow developments.

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HopeButterfly
Jan 01, 2013

Glad I discovered Mr. Reynolds book and will read many more. Great read!
Great book describing Hamilton area, so if your from here it is a kick reading areas you recognise!!

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nixonj1812
Dec 11, 2012

If you love mysteries, feisty heroines,
and Hamilton locales, Beach Strip is a must read!

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MonicaKT
Oct 21, 2012

Excellent read - Author John Lawrence Reynolds is brilliant - male author but writing in the first person of the female character in the book. Description was great about the Beach Strip. Couldn't put this book down!

mayfairlady Jul 30, 2012

So glad that JLReynolds has returned to mystery writing!

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Pisinga
Jun 09, 2013

“Two of the most admirable qualities in a man are his easy use of phrases like”cavalier manner” and his quick defence of his wife, whether she deserves it or not.”

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