Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Everybody's Somebody's Fool by Ed Gorman, 230 pages

When a beautiful corpse is found in a gazebo during a class reunion party, lawyer Sam McCain hopes to avoid involving himself in the ensuing complexities. However, the victim is the troubled daughter of a prominent family, and when local bad boy David Egan is accused of her murder, McCain finds himself saddled with a new client . . .and another tale of small-town murder in Black River Falls, Iowa.
But McCain's heartbreaking, drag-racing client dies a fiery death in a car crash -- an accident that becomes murder when it's discovered the car's brake lines were cut. Working to clear Egan's name, McCain follows a trail of shattered dreams, cheating spouses and dark secrets to a third body lying lifeless in a bath, and to a tale of murder that embraces the vast human emotions that drive lovers to love . . .and killers to kill.

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