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The Taking of Libbie, SD (edition 2010)

by David Housewright

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Title:The Taking of Libbie, SD
Authors:David Housewright
Info:Minotaur Books (2010), Kindle Edition, 320 pages
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The Taking of Libbie, SD (Mckenzie Novel) by David Housewright

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Another good writer. Who knew that there were so many of them out there but good for me. I had never heard of David Housewright so was very pleased with how good this was. It was well written and flowed smoothly. The story was unusual, too; not the same-ole, same-ole. Won't tell you what it was about because I hate when others get too descriptive. ( )
  bitsy08 | Jun 13, 2011 |
Someone used Rushmore McKenzie's name in a crime in SD and the real McKenzie goes to sort it out, solving various riddles and crimes along the way. Quick, breezy read. Very nice, casual style. Some classic whodunit stuff, really easy to get comfortable with the main character and root for him. ( )
  tim_mo | Mar 19, 2011 |
Seventh in the Rushmore McKenzie series. Reviewed for Reviewing the Evidence. Enjoyable, if not particularly original. He does use familiar PI tropes effectively.
  bfister | Jun 16, 2010 |
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In David Housewright's The Taking of Libbie, SD, a grifter cons an entire town using Mac McKenzie’s name, leaving the real McKenzie facing an angry town with nothing left to lose.
 
Rushmore McKenzie is a retired cop, an unexpected millionaire, and an occasional unlicensed private investigator. So, it isn’t the biggest surprise in the world when he’s attacked and kidnapped from his home—McKenzie has more than a few enemies out there with a grudge against him. But it is a surprise when it turns out his kidnapping is a case of mistaken identity.

McKenzie was taken to the small plains town of Libbie, South Dakota which just lost pretty much everything it had to a con man using McKenzie’s name. Using a scam involving a new shopping mall, the grifter apparently stole all the money electronically from the bank then disappeared, leaving behind a devastated town full of people with many reasons to hate him. To that list of enemies, he’s just added McKenzie who is now determined to help the devastated townspeople, as well as catch and punish the weasel besmirching his reputation.

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Rushmore McKenzie is a retired cop, an unexpected millionaire, and an occasional unlicensed private investigator. So it isn't the biggest surprise, when he is attacked and kidnapped from his home. But when it turns out to be a case of mistaken identity - some con man using his name to scam the people of Libbie, South Dakota, McKenzie investigates.… (more)

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