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Hunting Sweetie Rose

A Dek Elstrom Mystery

by Jack Fredrickson

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Hunting Sweetie Rose by Jack Fredrickson
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  • Published in USA  Feb 2012
    352 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Sweetie Fairbairn, the doyenne of Chicago society, is known for big-hearted philanthropy and magnificent soirees in her penthouse high atop one of the city's premier boutique hotels. Dek Elstrom is hired by a mysterious man in a long limousine to investigate the death of a clown. Was it suicide - or murder? What is the connection between the dead clown and Sweetie?

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"Starred Review. Excellent... Readers will root for Elstrom every step of the way" - Publishers Weekly

"A well-plotted, soft-boiled mystery that simultaneously charms, entertains, and perplexes." - Library Journal

"...[T]his third in the series establishes Dek Elstrom as a most appealing protagonist and a true Chicago character." - Booklist

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Jack Fredrickson

Jack Fredrickson's first Dek Elstrom mystery, A Safe Place for Dying, was nominated for the Shamus Award for Best First Novel, and his second, Honestly Dearest, You're Dead, was a March 2009 Pearl Pick. His short fiction has appeared in the acclaimed Chicago Blues and in Michael Connelly's Burden of the Badge anthologies. He lives in Chicago. Visit him online at www.jackfredrickson.com.

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