Death Is Forever

Death Is Forever by Maxine O'Callaghan

The first Delilah West novel by Maxine O’Callaghan  Honored by the Private Eye Writers of America with their Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ex-cop Delilah West is working as a PI with her husband Jack when he’s killed while investigating a missing person’s case. Grief-stricken and enraged, she becomes obsessed with finding the killer…only to wake up drugged in a skid-row hotel room with him lying beside her with a knife in his back. It’s the perfect frame, nailing her for an obvious revenge killing. Now she’s on the run…living on a razor’s edge trying to avoid capture while searching for the murderers who’ve destroyed her life.


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Down for the Count

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Trade Off

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Reviews For Death Is Forever

Death Is Forever 5.0

The feisty West is considered one of the first of the modern women PIs and 
also one of the grittiest

Los Angeles Times