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A Good Month for Murder: The Inside Story of A Homicide Squad

A Good Month for Murder: The Inside Story of A Homicide Squad

Author: Del Quentin Wilber
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In a true crime cross between James Ellroy and David Simon's The Wire, A Good Month for Murder follows twelve homicides, three police-involved shootings and the furious hunt for an especially brutal killer in Washington D.C. After gaining unparalleled access to the homicide unit in Prince George's County, which borders the nation's capital, bestselling author Del Quentin Wilber begins shadowing the talented, often quirky detectives who get the call when a body falls. After a quiet couple of months, all hell breaks loose: suddenly every detective in the squad is scrambling to solve one shooting and stabbing after another. Meanwhile, the entire unit is obsessed with a stone-cold 'red ball', a high-profile case involving a seventeen-year-old honour student attacked by a gunman who kicked down the door to her house and shot her in her bed. This is the inside story of how a team of detectives carry out their almost impossible job. Murder is the police investigator's ultimate crucible: to solve a killing, a detective must speak for the dead. More than any recent book, A Good Month for Murder shows what it takes to succeed when the stakes couldn't possibly be higher.
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A true-crime masterpiece which crosses James Ellroy with The Wire
Author description
Del Quentin Wilber is a New York Times bestselling author of Rawhide Down, an account of the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. An award-winning reporter who previously worked at the Baltimore Sun and Washington Post, he covers the Justice Department for the Los Angeles Times.
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General Fields

  • : 9781509830534
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan
  • : June 2017
  • : 197mm X 130mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 288
  • : 363.2595230975251
  • : English
  • : Main Market Ed.
  • : Paperback
  • : Del Quentin Wilber