Stakeout by Parnell Hall
A Stanley Hastings Mystery (Stanley Hastings Mysteries)

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The new crime thriller in the ever-funny and charming Stanley Hastings mystery series, featuring the only detective in New York City who doesn’t carry a gun
Stanley Hastings finally felt like a real PI, staking out a New Jersey motel to get evidence on a woman’s cheating husband.It should have been a piece of cake. Only the husband wasn’t cheating, someone killed him, and the cops are trying to pin the murder on the man apprehended at the scene, who just happens to be Stanley.
To clear his name, Stanley will wind up jumping bail, impersonating a police officer, staking out a mob boss, and appropriating a murder weapon from a sassy Jersey Girl who keeps trying to distract him by ripping her clothes off.
And that’s just for starters . . .
 

About Parnell Hall

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Parnell Hall is a part-time actor, a former private detective, and full-time writer of novels and screenplays. He writes the Stanley Hastings mystery novels, the Steve Winslow courtroom dramas, and the Puzzle Lady mysteries. He has been nominated for the Edgar, Shamus, and Lefty awards. He also writes under the pseudonym J. P. Hailey. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and two sons.
 
Published January 8, 2013 by Pegasus Books. 336 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Despite 17 previous outings, Stanley Hastings still hasn’t learned much, as shown by Hall’s enjoyable 18th caper to feature the bumbling New York PI (after 2010’s Caper).

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