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1959. Delpha Wade killed a man who was raping her. Wanted to kill the other one too, but he got away. Now, after fourteen years in prison, she's out. It's 1973, and nobody's rushing to hire a parolee. Persistence and smarts land her a secretarial job with Tom Phelan, an ex-roughneck turned neophyte private eye. Together these two pry into the dark corners of Beaumont, a blue-collar, Cajun-influenced town dominated by Big Oil. A mysterious client plots mayhem against a small petrochemical company-why? Searching for a teenage boy, Phelan uncovers the weird lair of a serial killer. And Delpha--on a weekend outing--looks into the eyes of her rapist, the one who got away. -- from book jacket.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library SANDLIN (Lisa) - Delpha Wade BK 01 (Text) 37814003415024 FICTION - NEW MYSTERY Book System_Only_3months 07/28/2021 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library SANDL (Text) 33892006517396 FICTION New/High Demand None 09/04/2019 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781941026199
  • ISBN: 1941026192
  • Physical Description: 297 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: El Paso, Texas : Cinco Puntos Press, [2015]

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1959. Delpha Wade killed a man who was raping her. Wanted to kill the other one too, but he got away. Now, after fourteen years in prison, she's out. It's 1973, and nobody's rushing to hire a parolee. Persistence and smarts land her a secretarial job with Tom Phelan, an ex-roughneck turned neophyte private eye. Together these two pry into the dark corners of Beaumont, a blue-collar, Cajun-influenced town dominated by Big Oil. A mysterious client plots mayhem against a small petrochemical company-why? Searching for a teenage boy, Phelan uncovers the weird lair of a serial killer. And Delpha--on a weekend outing--looks into the eyes of her rapist, the one who got away. -- from book jacket.
Subject: Secretaries > Fiction.
Women parolees > Fiction.
Murder > Fiction.
Private investigators > Fiction.
Rape victims > Fiction.
Beaumont (Tex.) > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction.
Novels.
Summary: 1959. Delpha Wade killed a man who was raping her. Wanted to kill the other one too, but he got away. Now, after fourteen years in prison, she's out. It's 1973, and nobody's rushing to hire a parolee. Persistence and smarts land her a secretarial job with Tom Phelan, an ex-roughneck turned neophyte private eye. Together these two pry into the dark corners of Beaumont, a blue-collar, Cajun-influenced town dominated by Big Oil. A mysterious client plots mayhem against a small petrochemical company-why? Searching for a teenage boy, Phelan uncovers the weird lair of a serial killer. And Delpha--on a weekend outing--looks into the eyes of her rapist, the one who got away. -- from book jacket.

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