When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom Warshawski slips off a wharf and drowns in Lake Michigan, cousin V.I. questions the report of accidental death and rumors of suicide. V.I. searches for leads and finds a trail of violence and corruption. It takes her to the center of Chicago's powerful shipping industry. There she ferrets out her cousin's killer -- but nearly gets painted out of the picture -- permanently!The carpet was still faintly damp to my touch, although it had been three days since Phillipsa#39;s death. ... Now the problem was going to be to get the police up here for a more formal search. ... Through the porthole in the loungea#39;s starboard wall I watched a destroyer slide by, then the gray concrete of a breakwater, and finally aanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Dell - 2011-02-09|