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Detective Charlie Peppers is on the search for a vicious killer. Some has brutally murdered two of New Orleans' most elite. Being his first case as a lead detective makes it even more difficult. The problems continue to increase when an inventive reporter decides that getting stories from the sideline is not enough. The detective is quickly battling a murderer, a political battle, and an uncertain attraction.
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Detective Peppers is seemingly mismatched with the person he lasts expects to be working in tandem with. Together the pair finds the answer to the murder becomes clearer. He gathers an airtight case and locks down on a heartless killer. As the story goes to trial and the sensation begins, the case inexplicably falls apart. Not only does the detective lose his case, but his career and his promising relationship fall completely apart.

Just as all seems lost, an unexpected opportunity falls into his lap. A new murder, a new case, and a restored relationship bring the promise of restored hope. The detective searches for the truth in the hopes that justice can be found.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   very upbeat Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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