Octopus Alibi (Alex Rutledge, Book 4)

Octopus Alibi (Alex Rutledge, Book 4)

Tom Corcoran

The suspected homicide of a long-missing lady, the loss of life of an aged mentor, and the suicide of Key West's renowned mayor are published in one April day. Alex Rutledge, a contract photographer with part-time forensic ties to the Monroe County Sheriff's division and the main West Police division, needs to accompany fishing advisor and good friend Sam Wheeler to spot a physique in Broward County. Hours later, after Alex is again at the island, a Key West detective coerces him into documenting Mayor Gomez's dying. Alex additionally learns he needs to administrate the property of Naomi Douglas, the lady who inspired his artistic photography.

Alex quickly suspects that not anything is because it seems. The police decide on to not see crimes. purely Rutledge senses foul play at the island, a hyperlink among the deaths, and the specter of extra peril.

Home-front issues compound the trouble. Teresa Barga, Alex's new housemate, is absorbed through the coming on the town of Whitney Randolph, a faculty buddy with money, wild tales, bent morals, and extra alibis than an octopus has suckers. Randolph, it apears, has already slithered into the unfolding suspense, linking himself to rip-off sufferers and homicide victims.

Alex needs to forget about a courting long past bitter, then concentrate on wisps of clues to attach the previous and current. associates act out of personality, officers develop into duplicitous, and threats of violence take Alex to the main harmful disagreement of his existence.

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