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The Good Detective

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The Good Detective by John McMahon
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Mar 19, 2019 | 320 Pages
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The Good Detective by John McMahon is a promising police procedural debut novel with all the ingredients of a fast-paced thriller.”Mystery Tribune

“This unusually accomplished debut is the first in a projected series; with Marsh still having demons to deal with, the table is set for much more compelling, character-centric stories to come. Crime-fiction fans are advised to get in at the start.”-Booklist (starred review)

“Southern gothic mingles with modern noir…”Kirkus

“[John McMahon is] a talented writer with a good sense of place, and readers are sure to look forward to Marsh’s next outing.”–Publishers Weekly

“First fiction is dangerous business: many aspire, few succeed. Not so with John McMahon’s debut, The Good Detective. Tight, fast and addictive, I blistered this book in a single day. It has everything top-drawer crime fiction demands: murder, conflict, and a damaged, compelling hero, all delivered in prose so crisp and clean McMahon presents like an old pro. If he had a second novel on the shelves, I’d be reading it right now.”–John Hart, New York Times bestselling author of The Hush

“In The Good Detective McMahon skillfully blends the old and the new and weaves it into spun gold.”--Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times bestselling author of Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind

The Good Detective is a debut with all of the ingredients: snappy procedural details, a sharp sense of place in the Deep South, and relentless momentum.  John McMahon’s outstanding first in the series introduces a sardonic and sympathetic lead in P.T. Marsh, and launches both McMahon and Marsh into what promises to be a great career in crime fiction.”--Glen Erik Hamilton, author of Hard Cold Winter and Past Crimes

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