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You Know Who Killed Me

An Amos Walker Novel

by Loren D. Estleman

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You Know Who Killed Me by Loren D. Estleman
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  • Published in USA  Dec 2014
    240 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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In You Know Who Killed Me, by multiple award-winning author Loren D. Estleman, Amos Walker is at low ebb. Just released from a rehab clinic, the Detroit private detective has to marshal his energies to help solve a murder in Iroquois Heights, his least favorite town.

The area is flooded with billboards rented by the widow of Donald Gates, an ordinary suburbanite found shot to death in his basement on New Year's Eve: "YOU KNOW WHO KILLED ME!" they read, above the number of the sheriff's tip line. Complicating matters is a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the murderer, offered by an anonymous donor through the dead man's place of worship.

Initially hired by the sheriff's department to run down anonymous tips, Walker investigates further. The trail leads to former fellow employee Yuri Yako, a Ukrainian mobster, relocated to the area through the U.S. Marshals' Witness Protection Program.

Shadowed by government operatives, at odds with the sheriff, and struggling with his addiction, Walker soldiers on, in spite of bodies piling up and the fact that almost everyone involved with the case is lying to him.

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"Starred Review. Compelling... The solution is among the author's craftiest and bleakest." - Publishers Weekly

"Modest, tidy and fast-moving: a pleasing lesser entry in Walker's dossier." - Kirkus

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Loren D. Estleman Author Biography

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Loren D. Estleman is author of more than sixty novels, including twenty-two featuring Amos Walker. Winner of four Shamus Awards, five Spur Awards and three Western Heritage Awards, he lives in Michigan with his wife, author Deborah Morgan.

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