Savages : A Nameless Detective Novel
Nameless has bad memories of Celeste Ogden. Rich, bossy, and arrogant, she had hired the agency to investigate her sister Nancy's fiance, Brandon Mathias. Mrs. Ogden was certain Mathias was up to no good, but Nameless searched out Mathias's past so thoroughly - he couldn't imagine there was anything he didn't know about the man. But Celeste Ogden refused to accept that nothing was wrong with Mathias's past.Now Nancy is dead. She fell in her home. The doors and windows were all locked. Mathias was in Chicago. But Mrs. Ogden wants Nameless to prove that her sister's fall wasn't an accident - that it was murder, orchestrated by Mathias. Nameless reluctantly agrees to investigate - and what he finds is something so sordid that the question of murder is almost beside the point.Meanwhile, Jake Runyan's case starts out much more simply: serve a subpoena to a witness. But Jake's appearance at his farm results in a concussion for the detective and the accidental discovery of a man's body hanging from a rafter in the barn.As Nameless unravels relationships in San Francisco, Jake digs through a tangle of lies, deceit, and bitterness - he doesn't want anything to do with this, but he's helpless to avoid it all.
- Hardback | 300 pages
- 137.16 x 210.82 x 30.48mm | 408.23g
- 10 Jul 2007
- United States