California Bear

California Bear: A Novel

Hardback Published on: 01/02/2024
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A witty new thriller from a "great storyteller" (Michael Connelly), California Bear follows four unlikely vigilantes whose decision to take justice into their own hands pits them against the villain behind California's coldest case."Fresh, exciting, and brilliantly unpredictable."-James PattersonNONE OF YOU ARE SAFE"KILLER": Jack Queen has been exonerated and freed from prison thanks to retired LAPD officer Cato Hightower. But when guilt gnaws at Jack, he admits: "I actually did it." To which Hightower responds: "Yeah, no kidding." You see, the ex-cop has a special job in mind for the ex-con...THE GIRL DETECTIVE: Fifteen-year-old Matilda Finnerty has been handed a potential death sentence in the form of a leukemia diagnosis. But that's not going to stop her from tackling the most important mystery of her life: Is her father guilty of murder?GENE JEANIE: Jeanie Hightower mends family trees for a living, but the genealogist is unable to repair her own marriage. And her soon-to-be ex may have entangled her in a scheme that has drawn the bloody wrath of...THE BEAR: A prolific serial killer who disappeared forty years ago, who is only now emerging from hibernation when the conditions are just right. And this time, the California Bear is not content to hunt in the shadows...From two-time Edgar nominee Duane Swierczynski, California Bear is clever, moving, and surprising as it takes aim at the true crime industry, Hollywood, justice, and the killers inside us all.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
  • ISBN: 9780316382977
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 560g
  • Dimensions: 238 x 160 x 34 mm

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