HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Savages: A Nameless Detective Novel…
Loading...

Savages: A Nameless Detective Novel ("Nameless" Detective Novels) (2007)

by Bill Pronzini

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
62None191,731 (3.14)2

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 2 mentions

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0765309335, Hardcover)

The police said it was an accident, the dead woman's sister said it was murder... and that she knew who did it.  Nameless isn't certain, but the more he learns about Nancy Mathias's life, the more inclined he is to accept the likelihood of murder--especially as the players still alive become more and more distasteful.  Combine that with the situation Jake Runyon, one of the agency's partners, is facing as he searches for a young man who is either a murderer or a victim, and life at their San Francisco detective agency has everyone on edge.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:03:29 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

"Nameless has bad memories of Celeste Ogden. Rich, bossy, and arrogant, she had hired the agency to investigate her sister Nancy's fiance, Brandon Mathias. Mrs. Ogden was certain Mathias was up to no good, but Nameless searched out Mathias's past so thoroughly - he couldn't imagine there was anything he didn't know about the man. But Celeste Ogden refused to accept that nothing was wrong with Mathias's past." "Now Nancy is dead. She fell in her home. The doors and windows were all locked. Mathias was in Chicago. But Mrs. Ogden wants Nameless to prove that her sister's fall wasn't an accident - that it was murder, orchestrated by Mathias. Nameless reluctantly agrees to investigate - and what he finds is something so sordid that the question of murder is almost beside the point." "Meanwhile, Jake Runyan's case starts out much more simply: serve a subpoena to a witness. But Jake's appearance at his farm results in a concussion for the detective and the accidental discovery of a man's body hanging from a rafter in the barn." "As Nameless unravels relationships in San Francisco, Jake digs through a tangle of lies, deceit, and bitterness - he doesn't want anything to do with this, but he's helpless to avoid it all."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
5 avail.
2 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.14)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3 1
3.5
4 4
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 117,115,519 books! | Top bar: Always visible