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A way with widows (1994)

by Harold Adams

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Carl Wilcox, itinerant sign-painter and sometimes amateur sleuth, has been summoned to Red Ford, North Dakota, by his sister to clear her friend and neighbor of murder charges. Aaron Feist, a dance band leader, has been stabbed to death. Covering the town, Wilcox talks to suspects, fosters little nephew Kip, and beds a widow or two (for lust and information).
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802775748, Paperback)

Set in the Northern Plains during the Great Depression, this highly evocative drama is available for the first time in trade paperback.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:23:40 -0400)

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Itinerant sign painter Carl Wilcox, an ex-policeman, is summoned by his sister to Red Ford, North Dakota, to clear the name of a friend charged with murdering her husband, a probe which requires sleeping with some widows. He finds a number of suspects, including a saxophone player coveting the dance band which the victim led. By the author of A Perfectly Proper Murder.… (more)

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