Sunset: Book summary and reviews of Sunset by Al Lamanda

Sunset

A John Bekker Mystery

by Al Lamanda

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Sunset by Al Lamanda
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  • Published Jun 2012
    276 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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Police Detective John Bekker had it all: a beautiful wife‚ a five-year-old daughter and a job he loved… but all of that changed in the blink of an eye. Assigned to a special task force investigating organized crime‚ Bekker got a little too close to mob boss Eddie Crist. As a message to back off‚ Bekker's home is invaded‚ his wife murdered and all this witnessed by his five-year-old daughter.

A decade later Bekker‚ a drunk with an institutionalized daughter‚ comes face to face with Eddie Crist‚ now near death from cancer with a final wish - to go to his grave with a clear conscience. In an ironic twist of fate‚ the man Bekker believed responsible for his wife's death hires him to solve the decade-old murder. The outcome leaves everyone breathless.

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"Readers will hope Lamanda (Dunston Falls) brings Bekker back for an encore." - Publishers Weekly

"Starred Review. The latest from Lamanda... is an exciting thriller filled with tough but sympathetic characters who drag you breathlessly along to the final scene." - Kirkus Reviews

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Al Lamanda

Al Lamanda was born in The Bronx, New York, and lived most of his life in Manhattan. He worked for many years as a crime prevention specialist and private investigator.

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