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An unsettling crime for Samuel Craddock : a Samuel Craddock mystery / by Terry Shames.

Shames, Terry, (author.).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Series Information

Samuel Craddock mystery ; 06.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown MYS SHAMES SAMUEL b.6 (Text) 79361000101378 Adult Mystery Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library M SHA (Text) 78551000530590 Mystery Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City FICTION M SHAMES (Text) 30403002219020 Adult - Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton M Shames (Text) 30890000641876 Adult Books Upper level Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC SHAMES, TERRY "CRADDOCK" BK.6 (Text) 33946003158743 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781633882096
  • ISBN: 1633882098
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Amherst, NY : Seventh Street Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 2017.

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Summary, etc.:
"When the Jarrett Creek Fire Department is called to douse a blaze on the outskirts of town, they discover a grisly scene: five black young people have been murdered. Newly elected Chief of Police Samuel Craddock, just back from a stint in the Air Force, finds himself an outsider in the investigation headed by the Texas Highway Patrol. He takes an immediate dislike to John Sutherland, a racist trooper Craddock's fears are realized when Sutherland arrests Truly Bennett, a young black man whom Craddock knows and respects. Sutherland cites dubious evidence that points to Bennett, and Craddock uncovers facts leading in another direction. When Sutherland refuses to relent, Craddock is faced with a choice that will define him as a lawman--either let the highway patrol have its way, or take on a separate investigation himself. Although his choice to investigate puts both Craddock and his family in danger, he perseveres. In the process, he learns something about himself and the limits of law enforcement in Jarrett Creek"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Police chiefs > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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