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Publisher's Summary

As a mysterious fire rages through the hills above a privileged town in Southern California, Lew Archer tracks a missing child who may be the pawn in a marital struggle or the victim of a bizarre kidnapping. What he uncovers amid the ashes is murder - and a trail of motives as combustible as gasoline. The Underground Man is a detective novel of merciless suspense and tragic depth, with an unfaltering insight into the moral ambiguities at the heart of California's version of the American dream.

More mayhem? Try our other Lew Archer mysteries.

©1998 Norman J Colavincenzo (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Rich S. on 01-15-13

Ross Macdonald in Top Form

Anyone who thinks the degeneration of the American family is something new will get an eye-opener in this story of twisted family values and a web of lies covering murders spanning three decades.

Even hardboiled Lew Archer, the classic auditor detective, was surprised and saddened when he finally solved this murder myster.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Grasshopper.Craig on 10-05-15

Full fledged plot

This had an excellent, full fledged plot. Plenty of clues letting you figure some of it out but complex enough to have you engrossed to the final reveal.

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