Worst case scenario: a Washington, D.C. mystery

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Crown Publishers, Nov 1, 1996 - Fiction - 210 pages
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In Washington, a woman delegate at a policy conference is offering a secret in return for a job. When she is found dead, everyone assumes suicide because she could not get work, but foreign service veteran Richard Michaelson's experience with the capital's secrets tells him it was murder.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Everybody at the Contemporary Policy Dynamics Conference, it seems, wants something other than enlightenment about policy dynamics. USIA staffer Alex Moodie wants some explanation of why his wife ... Read full review

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Murder tracks retired diplomat and part-time detective Richard Michaelson (last seen in Corruptly Procured, St. Martin's, 1994) to a second-rate policy conference in Charleston, West Virginia. Young ... Read full review


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He is a trial lawyer practicing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the author of numerous mysteries & non-fiction works. He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1976. While at Harvard, he served on the Board of Editors of the Harvard Law Review. Before going to Harvard, Bowen graduated summa cum laude from Rockhurst College, a small jesuit college in Kansas City, Missouri. He received a bacherlor's degree in History. Bowen lives with his wife, Sara Armbruster Bowen (also a Harvard Law School graduate), & their three younger children in Fox Point, a suburb of Milwaukee.

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