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Read Å PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Earl EmersonAnd how far will the blackmailer go to protect his or her income stream The plot nfolds Duck Hunting uickly and logically and the reader is left with a satisfying conclusion A good if not great story Typical detective story with PI Thomas Black working for a rich Seattle woman with a dangerous secret in her past It is interesting to have settings in the city and surrounding communities I keep the books I like this one is no exceptionWritten by a Washington state author about a perilous area this mystery is a compellingick read As An Eyewitness To A eyewitness to a murder as a teen Lainie is being blackmailed so she contacts a PI but nfortunately omits some key facts Therein lies the mystery and suspense 10 in the Thomas Black series Finalist 1998 Anthony Award for Best Mystery Finalist 1998 Shamus Award for Best Novel 10 Thomas Black tries to find who is blackmailing Lainie Smith a philanthropist who as a teenager was involved to some extent with the murder of 4 young adults at a cabin The man who picks
up the payment is murdered but the blackmail continues As the blackmailerthe payment is murdered but the blackmail continues As the blackmailer to reveal details of the murder it is difficult to imagine who would have this specific information This was on the donation cart last month signed by the author like the last title I read by Emerson I like the way he writes I like the fact that he is apparently still a firefighter even though he s had a good run of novels now Mostly I like his characters This Is A Thomas is a Thomas story chief of a small fire department in the northwest Honestly I read this book nearly a month ago and it s becoming difficult to remember the plot Suffice to say that I liked it at the time and remember not being able to put it down Obviously it s a mysterypi thriller Black is not ite noir and is pretty amusing in very The Mafia And His Angel Tainted Hearts 1 unusual instances This book did nothing to convince me that I should stop looking for Emerson s books What I need to T and turbulent When justice and the executioner finally caughtp with Charlie Lainie was long goneBut somebody who knows the truth the whole truth about Lainie's dark history is blackmailing he. Thomas Black is solving a murder in the north west that took place 17 years ago A wealthy woman comes to him as a private investigator to find out who her blackmailer is but it leads to the revelation of her secret This is the second *or third book i ve read by mr *third book I ve read by Mr He s a good writer But this book was disappointing The protagonist Thomas Black seemed a bit too goofy There were a few too many coincidences And there was not enough taking place at the Deception Pass of the title I think there s enough here to make me sample this writer again DECEPTION PASS PI Thomas Black SeattleWA Cont OkayEmerson Earl 10th In SeriesFrom Earl 10th in seriesFrom Fiction Seattle PI Thomas Black is investigating a particularly vicious 17 year old Manson like multiple murder His client is a wealthy seemingly well intentioned woman whom he initially describes as Mother Teresa with a bankroll A blackmailer has Grandeza Y Decadencia De Csar Birotteau Perfumista La Casa Nucingen unearthed her involvement in the Deception Pass slayings Black s problem Was she a helpless witness or did she commit the crimes One of the best of the year One of the nice things about reading Earl Emerson s books is that they take place in the Northwest Washington State specifically This volume is one of a series featuring protagonist PI Thomas Black He s a bit of a smart ass which I like Hisirky look at things does diminish the noir ish atmosphere that Emerson may be afterBlack takes on a client who years ago was a pretty wild teen ager and may have witnessed a Manson type massacre near Deception Pass Since then she has become a contributor to worthy causes and a well thought of almost saintly do gooder The alleged killer who Lainie had briefly hooked Life Without Me up with had been arrested and executed years agoUnfortunately someone is blackmailing Lainie but Lainie won t come clean about what she s being blackmailed about or who is doing it Theestions for Black are how far will she go to protect her past. As a rebellious teen Lainie Smith hooked p with a drifter named Charlie and she may have been an eyewitness to murder in the shadow of cliff walled Deception Pass where the water runs river swif.
O is go back and fill in the ones I T READ AND TRY TO GET THEM haven t and try to get them order My favorite memory of his books I haven t read and try to get them in order My favorite memory of his books one character saying that people who turn their windshield wipers on in less than a full on downpour are wusses I think of that every time I turn on the wipers It s been probably 10 years since I read that book sigh Thomas Black didn t know he was getting involved in solving a cold case when he agreed to help the daughter of a former client who was being blackmailed but that s what happened His investigation reveals that the blackmail is tied to a grisly multiple murder that happened seventeen years before in a cabin near Deception Pass A man has been tried and executed for the crime so what is the secret an extortionist is sing against her His client won t reveal the secret but Black must discover it if he is going to help herEmerson has concocted a mystery with evidence as murky as looking into a fog over Puget Sound at night Nothing is clear and you cannot trust what you think you seeFor those of you not from the Northwest Deception Pass is a real place It is a location that combines beauty and danger the dangerous currents of a wild and rocky narrow waterway below with a picturesue bridge perched over175 feet above it It s possible that you have already seen the bridge and not known it Deception Pass Bridge seems to be a popular location to film TV commercials for cars A woman being blackmailed for her complicity in a long ago notorious murder Again these books remind me a little of Ross MacDonald with characters who are neurotic or out of kilter even emerson s style describing these characters is similar There s also the hidden interrelationships of the characters and the buried secrets Less satisfactory than the Disney Mulan Cinestory Comic unraveling of the case are theestions of guilt and involvement Everyone including Black gets off a bit too easily the blackmail victim especially. R Lainie won't tell P I Thomas Black why she's being blackmailed only that her tormentor knows things he cannot possibly know Just how far will Black's saintlike client go to bury her past foreve.