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Five Card Stud (2000)

by Elizabeth Gunn

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This one of the best portrayals of team type police procedurals around ( )
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"Let's see now," Darrell said, "has everybody got three cards?"
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Unlucky Stiff.

It's a frigid winter in Minnesota, but detective Jake Hines has bigger problems than keeping warm. The body of a man, nearly naked and frozen solid, is discovered at a highway overpass. The victim is identified as a local trucker shot through the head, leaving Jake with the following questions: where is the man's truck and his missing partner?

The truck is later found, complete with an unusual spattering of blood; then police locate the body of the other trucker. As Hines probes the last days of these two men and the relationships they had with family and friends, a strange dichotomy begins to emerge, as well as a grim picture of betrayal, greed and fear. But for Jake, solving a murder is a lot like playing cards -- figure out who's bluffing and who's got the perfect hand, especially when one of the players is a cold killer.

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It's not just the winter murder of a young woman that has Jake Hines concerned. When the body is found at the river near a highway overpass, Jake's girlfriend Trudy is supposed to be there as a crime scene expert from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Trudy is missing, the BCA is understaffed, the Rutherford Police Department needs more officers, and the snowstorm is covering up the body and evidence.… (more)

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