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When a millionaire matriarch is found floating face down in the family pool, the prime suspects are her good-for-nothing son and his seductive teenage daughter. Private investigator Lew Archer takes this case in the L.A. suburbs and encounters a moral wasteland of corporate greed and family hatred - and sufficient motive for a dozen murders.

More mayhem? Try our other Lew Archer mysteries.

©1978 John Ross Macdonald (P)2001 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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3 out of 5 stars
By James B. Harsh on 06-19-15

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Enjoyable. Trying too hard to be Raymond Chandler. Looking forward to working through the series though.

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