DreadfulWater Shows Up: A Novel

DreadfulWater Shows Up: A Novel

Hartley GoodWeather


From award-winning literary writer Thomas King (aka Hartley GoodWeather) comes a classy secret debut that includes ex-California cop Thumps DreadfulWater, a sensible and savvy Cherokee Indian whose witty external belies a smart, obdurate sleuth.

With his cop existence formally at the back of him, Thumps now makes his dwelling as a fine-arts photographer in Chinook -- a western city snuggled up opposed to a reservation that is suffering for monetary independence through funding in a glitzy new lodge and on line casino complicated referred to as Buffalo Mountain. it is a slow-paced, strong lifestyles for Thumps and his eccentric cat, highway. as a rule. but if a useless physique turns up in a single of the just-completed luxurious condos, issues swap speedy -- and never for the higher. Photographing corpses isn't a part of Thumps's grasp plan.

He can not help becoming concerned, specially whilst he realizes that the number 1 suspect is Stanley "Stick" service provider, anticondo protestor and wayward son of Claire service provider, head of the tribal council and Thumps's onetime love. If it impacts Claire, it impacts Thumps.

It turns out that Stick disappeared almost about the time of the homicide. twist of fate? or simply undesirable timing? Thumps understands that the police usually shoot smart-ass youngsters first and ask questions later. He does not wish that to take place to stay. yet can Thumps locate Stick in time? and will Thumps discover a killer sooner than a killer reveals Thumps?

DreadfulWater exhibits Up marks the arriving of a detective with a distinction. With power and verve and a truly particular voice, Thomas King and Hartley GoodWeather create an interesting and unique page-turner that zings with memorable characters and biting social remark.

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