Wake Up Little Susie

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Thorndike Press, 2000 - Fiction - 337 pages
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On September 4, 1958, with picnics and fireworks, the Ford Motor Company introduced the Edsel to America. In Black River Falls, though, the celebrations to introduce the small Iowa town to the car of the future go sour when the local Ford dealer finds a dead body in the trunk of one of his equally ill-fated Edsels. A young lawyer with a private investigator's license, Sam McCain soon finds himself embroiled in the case of Susan Squires, which doesn't want for clues or suspects. Prime among them is the victim's abusive husband, until he also turns up dead. Then Sam's stake in the action gets personal...

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Review: Wake Up Little Susie (Sam McCain #2)

User Review  - Amanda Meggs - Goodreads

Excellent story telling. The characters are warmly written, the setting is well described and the mystery kept me guessing. Wonderful. Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl Hendricks - Goodreads

This was a fun read especially for those who grew up in the fifties. The mystery and murders kept you on your toes and had a few twists and turns. I liked the characters and they fit the fifties time frame. Read full review

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Ed Gorman was born in November 2, 1941 in Iowa. He grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Marion, Iowa before finally settling down in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Gorman has written 11 novels and has 22 works of short fiction. He is the executive editor of Mystery Scene Magazine and writes both mysteries and westerns. His novel "Wolf Moon" was nominated for a Spur Award as Best Paperback Original.

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