Bragg runs into Jo Sommers, a woman he longed for many years ago…and who is now unhappily married. Hour’s later, she’s accused of murdering her husband. Bragg agrees to help prove that Jo is innocent, discovering a tangled web of blackmail, extortion, and murder, stretching forty years into the past…to a secret so horrible, it’s still worth killing to keep it buried.
Originally published under the title “Monterey.”
All eight powerhouse novels in Jack Lynch's Edgar Award-Nominated and two-time Shamus Award-Nominated Bragg Series...now in one volume!
The final five novels in the Edgar and Shamus Award nominated Bragg series of private eye novels.
The first three, powerhouse novels in Jack Lynch’s Edgar Award-nominated and two-time Shamus Award-nominated Bragg series of PI thrillers...now together for the first time ever in one volume.
In the Shamus Award-nominated third thriller in Jack Lynch’s series, San Francisco PI Peter Bragg returns to track down a fortune’s worth of gem-encrusted chess pieces smuggled out of China…unless a ruthless killer finds him first.
The books are damn good, featuring a hard but believable hero
This is a first-rate series. Bragg makes sense out of life by doing his work well
Bragg is authentic, gripping, gritty
Bragg is a San Francisco private investigator who combines angst and wit in the perfect proportion... a scarred-but-tender, manly-but-sensitive paladin of the dispossessed.