A Well-Respected Dead Man
Five Star, Aug 2003, 25.95, 310 pp.
In 1947 the tragic Grandcamp explosion in Texas City captures the attention of most Texans. However in Dallas, gambling king Willie Peabody visits former prosecutor David Weather to warn him to take care of his half sister, stripper Belinda Bain. The next day Willie is found dead with six bullets in his corpse. City Detective Prescott Hadley leads one side of the investigation while his enem...