The Dog Killer of Utica (Eliot Conte, Book 2) by Frank Lentricchia

By Frank Lentricchia

Ex-PI Eliot Conte ("part Mike Hammer and half William S. Burroughs," in line with The Washington put up) inspiration he'd escaped the sordid underworld of fashioned Mafia networks, unsolved crimes, and the threat of his political kingmaker father that make up the historical past in his gritty native land of Utica, New York.

He's lower back to his outdated love, educating American literature, and a brand new love, policewoman Catherine Cruz. however the peace doesn't final lengthy.

First, one in all Eliot's scholars, a Bosnian Muslim, disappears, leaving a path of texts and e-mails that recommend a terrorism plot underway. in the meantime, the tightknit group is disturbed via a chain of brutal murders of canine.

And regardless of the place he appears, the path turns out to steer again to secrets and techniques Conte was hoping he'd buried...

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