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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (57 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ed Gorman Narrator: Joe Barrett Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Sam McCain Mysteries Release Date:
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A hippie commune has invaded Black River Falls. While the majority of the townspeople believe that the bohemians have the right to stay—despite how bizarre some of their ways can seem. As always, there is a minority that constantly accuses them of everything from criminal activities to satanism. As usual, lawyer and private investigator Sam McCain finds himself in the middle of the controversy, especially when the teenage daughter of Paul Mainwaring, one of the town’s wealthiest men, is found murdered in the commune’s barn. A deeply troubled young man, and Vietnam vet named Neil Cameron, is immediately charged with the crime, but Sam has serious doubts. 

In this lively and poignant new novel, Ed Gorman offers listeners his richest portrait yet about Black River Falls and its people.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Social turmoil overshadows the sleuthing in Gorman’s excellent ninth Sam McCain mystery…The real crime, as Sam eventually realizes, is how one generation exploits the next—while the younger generation devours itself. In turn mellow and melancholy, this book grapples with problems that are too complex for any detective to untangle.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Gorman, as he has done so well throughout this series, vividly captures the era…[with] a rich background for a cleverly plotted, fast-paced mystery.”

    Booklist

  • “Read this installment, like all the others for the pop-historical detail and the loving evocation of small-town America.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “The kind of hero any small town could take to its heart.”

    New York Times, praise for the series

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Nancy | 11/8/2013

    " This is the 1st book by this author I have read. I liked it well enough that I will read more of his books. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Susan | 8/2/2013

    " Great read and set in the early 60s. The backround nostalgia is fun. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Anne | 12/13/2012

    " I liked it. Lots of references to a time when I was a teenager. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Robin Edman | 11/5/2012

    " Halfway in and still bored. Not gonna finish this one. "

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