Dead Time by Eleanor Taylor Bland

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Transplanted Chicago cop Marti MacAlistar looks into the sudden death of Dorsey, an eccentric old woman whose loud music had always disturbed the other residents at the Cramer Hotel.

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Eleanor Taylor Bland, the "grande dame of Chicago mystery writers," according the Chicago Sun-Times, is the author of eleven previous Marti MacAlister mysteries and the editor of the anthology, Shades of Black: Crime and Mystery Stories by African-American Authors. She lives in Waukegan, Illinois, which serves as the model for Marti's hometown of Lincoln Prairie.
Published March 1, 1992 by St Martins Pr. 211 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 An improbably peopled first novel in which the Lincoln Prairie, Illinois, detective team of Marti MacAlister (black/widowed, with two kids/intuitive) and her male partner, Vik Jessenovik (white/gruff/factual), try to solve the murder of an often hospitalized (schizophrenia) young woman, Dorsey,...

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