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Blood and Roses
A Max Sawyer Novel, Book 6
Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 27 Min.
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The police are at Max's door, and not for any of the reasons he would have thought. When a college friend is murdered, Max is pulled into the investigation as police flounder to find the real killer. However, when Max discovers his friend died while searching for his missing daughter, Naomi, he realizes something more sinister is afoot. Max picks up the trail where his friend left off, tracking Naomi through an underbelly of sex, prostitutes, and human slavery.
It always starts with a girl. She shows up asking Max to help her find her brother who has gone missing on the river. Now Max is lost on an isolated section of the Mississippi River called the Kentucky Bend, and he is being hunted by a small army of drug dealers. Get to know Max Sawyer. He's part Travis McGee, part Nick Charles with a wandering spirit like Jack Reacher. He is the latest crime-fighter with an unquenchable thirst for justice as well as an unquenchable thirst for bourbon.
A chance meeting. A murder, he thinks he could have stopped. A horrific past. Now Max finds himself up against a powerful man with perverse passion. He will stop at nothing to find justice for a forgotten girl. Get to know Max Sawyer. He's part Travis McGee, part Nick Charles with a wandering spirit like Jack Reacher. He is just a man with an unquenchable thirst for justice as well as an unquenchable thirst for bourbon. The Blood series is the newest murder mystery novels to come on the scene with Max Sawyer as the suave detective.
When Max travels to Georgia to visit his grandparents and attend his cousin's wedding, he finds trouble quickly. The first night of his visit, Max goes with his family to his grandfather's church, where he is soon drawn into intrigue when a teenage girl is found murdered in the church's baptistery. Max is drawn deeper into the case and finds secrets and lies buried beneath the surface.
When the woman he loves disappears, Max will stop at nothing to bring her home safe. While reporting on a story involving a string of missing women, Lisa Day vanishes. Following her trail, Max arrives in the small town of Carina, Arkansas. The little town masks a dark and dangerous secret, one that may destroy everything he cares about.
It's the 1960s, and Joe has fled the big city only to end up in the small resort town of Applewood. Writing for the Gazette, Joe's life is uneventful until strange events begin to unfold. A young girl drowns off a motorboat, and a local farmer plants a hoe in his wife's back. The assistant manageress of the bank vanishes without a trace. Why is the whole town going crazy?
David Wallace had it all: A beautiful wife, an infant son, and a great career. Until a tragic mistake ended it all. Seven years later, David has managed to move on with his life, having started a shelter for battered women. But he's still haunted by the indiscretion that changed his world forever. He hopes, even prays, that by helping those abused, those living in fear, he might be able to put his dark days behind him. But on the seventh anniversary of that terrible night, he learns that everything that happened back then - everything - was not as it had seemed.