Another brilliantly dark tale from the noir master
Under the guise of a college student, Carl Bigelow moves into a small town and into the life of Jake Winroy, a one-time crook who now plans to testify against an organized crime figure. The tricky thing is to kill Jake without making it look like a hit. But Jake's wife is more than willing to help Carl with anything he requires...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mstrust - LibraryThing
Carl Bigelow arrives in the small college town of Peardale and finds there's a problem with the room he has rented in the Winroy house. First, the Winroy's have a bad reputation, secondly, Mrs. Winroy ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - trivigo - LibraryThing
I read this having heard that it was one of his top two (along with Killer Inside Me) but I didn't like it nearly as much as his other stuff. I think this is largely because the main character SOUNDS ... Read full review