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Riley Brodin is the granddaughter of Walter Muehlenhausa man as rich, powerful, and connected as anyone since the days of J. P. Morgan. Despite her family's connections, it's McKenzie she reaches out to when her relatively new boyfriend goes missing. Despite his reservations about getting involved with the Muehlenhaus familyagainMac McKenzie agrees to look for one Juan Carlos Navarre. What he finds, though, is a man who appears to be a ghost.
The housemansion, reallyhe told Riley he owned is actually a rental, barely lived in and practically devoid of personal effects. The restaurant he claimed to own is owned by another and Navarre merely an investor. He apparently has no friends, no traceable past, and McKenzie isn't the only one looking for him. Whoever Juan Carlos Navarre is and wherever he's gone, the one thing that is clear is that he's trouble, and is perhaps someoneas Riley's family makes clearbetter out of the picture. Unfortunately for everyone, McKenzie likes trouble and trouble likes him.
"Starred Review. Wry humor helps balance the tension in this tale of misguided love and obsession." - Publishers Weekly
"Starred Review. Housewright not only delivers steadily growing suspense, but also provides a canny tour of the high and low life in and around the Twin Cities, including an unforgettable tour of the posh Lake Minnetonka. Housewright may be the best Minnesota Noir writer going." - Booklist
David Housewright has won the Edgar Award and is the three-time winner of the Minnesota Book Award for his crime fiction. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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