By Donald E. Westlake, Tucker Coe
Disgraced ex-cop Mitch Tobin is digging in his basement while he meets Ronald Cornell. A homosexual guy from downtown Brooklyn whose companion used to be lately murdered, Cornell desires Tobin’s assistance in an research that the NYPD has declared hopeless. Tobin sympathizes—he as soon as misplaced a companion of his personal, a fellow cop whose loss of life he used to be partly accountable for—and asks how he can assist. Cornell has an inventory of six suspects, and all he must learn about them is the place they have been born and at what time, so he could make their big name charts. Tobin has simply met the world’s first astrological detective.
He attempts to maintain out of Cornell’s harebrained research, however the cosmos has different plans. Whoever murdered Cornell’s lover isn't really via with killing, and Tobin needs to delve deep into the lives a gaggle of acquaintances much more margin
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A Jade in Aries (The Mitchell Tobin Mysteries) by Donald E. Westlake, Tucker Coe