First Avenue

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Onyx/New American Library, 2000 - Fiction - 372 pages
12 Reviews
This amazing self-published debut novel has achieved word-of-mouth success, and now is available in paperback for its first nationwide distribution. This passionate and powerful story introduces a Seattle cop who can't shake the image of the abandoned dead baby he finds in a seedy hotel -- and who can't give up on finding the truth until those responsible are taken down.

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User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Interesting police procedural/character study about the Seattle of my young adulthood. While the crime to be solved is interesting, I was more involved with the personal stories of Sam and the folks ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maddy - Goodreads

Most cops find ways to protect themselves from becoming emotionally involved in their cases by learning to distance themselves from the horrors that they see. Every once in a while, though, something ... Read full review


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Lowen Clausen worked as a police officer on the Seattle force for 13 years, beginning in the early 1970s. During those same years, he studied literature and writing at the University of Washington and went on to become a businessman in Seattle’s Ballard district. He divides his time between Nebraska and Seattle.

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