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Tilt-a-Whirl by Chris Grabenstein
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Tilt-a-Whirl

by Chris Grabenstein

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There isn't much sun in the fun when a billionaire real estate tycoon is found murdered on the Tilt-A-Whirl at a seedy seaside amusement park in the otherwise quiet summer tourist town of Sea Haven. John Ceepak, a former MP just back from Iraq, has just joined the Sea Haven police department. The job offer came from an old army buddy who hoped to give Ceepak at least a summer's worth of rest and relaxation to help him forget the horrors of war. Instead, Ceepak will head up the murder investigation. He is partnered with Danny Boyle, a 24-year-old, part-time summer cop who doesn't carry a gun and only works with the police by day so he has enough pocket money left over to play with his beach buddies by night. In the first novel in a new series written in the spirit of Carl Hiaasen's work, the Tilt-A-Whirl murder pushes Ceepak's deep sense of honor and integrity to the limits as unexpected twists and turns keep the truth spinning wildly in every direction.… (more)

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Writing potential ruined by unimaginative sexual exploitation plot. I want my money back. ( )
  yhgail | Feb 20, 2019 |
This was one of the best mysteries I have ever read! Very entertaining with some good twists to the plot. ( )
  cubsfan3410 | Sep 1, 2018 |
This is a complete popcorn read. Nothing new to,the genre but it was just what the doctor ordered. It went down smooth. ( )
  CSDaley | Mar 28, 2018 |
Not as sunny fun as I expected but I liked the story. ( )
  cygnet81 | Jan 17, 2016 |
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