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The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man

A Novel

by W. Bruce Cameron

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The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man by W. Bruce Cameron
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  • Published Oct 2014
    336 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Ruddy McCann, former college football star, has experienced a seismic drop in popularity; he is now Kalkaska, Michigan's full-time repo man and part-time bar bouncer. His best friend is his low-energy Basset hound Jake, with whom he shares a simple life of stealing cars.

Simple, that is, until Ruddy starts hearing a voice in his head.

The voice introduces himself as Alan Lottner, a dead realtor. Ruddy isn't sure if Alan is real, or if he's losing his mind. To complicate matters, it turns out Katie, the girl he's fallen for, is Alan's daughter.

When Alan demands Ruddy find his murderers, Ruddy decides a voice in your head seeking vengeance is best ignored.  When Alan also demands he clean up his act, and apartment, Ruddy tells him to back off, but where can a voice in your head go?

With a sweet romance, a murder mystery, a lazy but loyal dog and a town full of cabin-fevered characters you can't help but love, New York Times bestselling novelist W. Bruce Cameron's The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man is yet another laugh-out-loud, keep-you-up-late, irresistible read. 

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"[An} offbeat and engaging mystery...readers will look forward to more of Ruddy's good-hearted efforts to protect those he loves in the promised sequel." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. "This spirited novel, a rollicking mystery and sweet romance rolled into one, is the perfect vehicle for a wild joy ride." - Kirkus Reviews

"The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man introduces my favorite kind of flawed cynical protagonist in Ruddy McCann, former football star, now Repo Man in a small town full of memorable weirdos. It's suspenseful, action-packed, romantic, and above all, truly funny. I loved it." - Nelson DeMille, New York Times bestselling author

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W. Bruce Cameron

W. Bruce Cameron is the New York Times bestselling author of A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Journey, and 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter, which was turned into the hit ABC series. He lives in California.

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