The Resource The red storm : a mystery, Grant Bywaters

The red storm : a mystery, Grant Bywaters

Label
The red storm : a mystery
Title
The red storm
Title remainder
a mystery
Statement of responsibility
Grant Bywaters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Winner of the Minotaur Books/Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel Competition introducing a black ex-boxer P.I. working in 1930s New Orleans Newly-minted private investigator William Fletcher is having trouble finding clientele. He's not the only man out of work, but his past as a former heavyweight contender with a few shady connections-not to mention the color of his skin in race-obsessed New Orleans-isn't helping lure clients to his door. Stuck without any viable alternative, he takes a case from an old criminal acquaintance, Storm. His only client assures him that the job is simple-locate his missing estranged daughter, Zella, no questions asked. But when Fletcher starts knocking on doors, he sets off a catastrophic chain of events that turn the city into a bloody battleground between two rival syndicates. Then Storm is murdered and Fletcher finds himself caught between the police and dangerous mobsters. With Zella's safety in the balance, the unlikely private detective finds himself with a lot more than he bargained for. The Red Storm is the first novel from licensed private investigator-turned-novelist Grant Bywaters"--
Summary
"Winner of the Minotaur Books/Private Eye Writers of America Best First Private Eye Novel Competition introducing a black ex-boxer P.I. working in 1930s New Orleans Newly-minted private investigator William Fletcher is having trouble finding clientele. He's not the only man out of work, but his past as a former heavyweight contender with a few shady connections-not to mention the color of his skin in race-obsessed New Orleans-isn't helping lure clients to his door. Stuck without any viable alternative, he takes a case from an old criminal acquaintance, Storm. His only client assures him that the job is simple-locate his missing estranged daughter, Zella, no questions asked. But when Fletcher starts knocking on doors, he sets off a catastrophic chain of events that turn the city into a bloody battleground between two rival syndicates. Then Storm is murdered and Fletcher finds himself caught between the police and dangerous mobsters. With Zella's safety in the balance, the unlikely private detective finds himself with a lot more than he bargained for. The Red Storm is the first novel from licensed private investigator-turned-novelist Grant Bywaters"--
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Writing style
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10451181
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bywaters, Grant
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Private investigators
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Louisiana
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  • FICTION / African American / Mystery & Detective
  • Private investigators
  • Race relations
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana
Target audience
adult
Label
The red storm : a mystery, Grant Bywaters
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Thomas Dunne book"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn898529512
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250073075
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015033730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898529512
Label
The red storm : a mystery, Grant Bywaters
Publication
Note
"A Thomas Dunne book"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn898529512
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250073075
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015033730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)898529512

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