Murder unleashed : a novel / Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro.
- ISBN: 9780345511836 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 0345511832 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 9780345530172 (ebk.)
- ISBN: 0345530179 (ebk.)
- Description: xii, 267 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c2012.
- 14 of 14 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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|Summary:|| Unscrupulous bankers, abandoned homes, and a cold-blooded killer on the loose: Mags Rogers and her wire-haired dachshund, Baxter, dig up the dirt in this novel. Settling into ranch life outside Reno, Nevada, with her gregarious great-aunt Jeep Reed and Jeep's German Shepherd, King, former Wall Street trader Mags doesn't miss the cutthroat world of investment banking- because its destructive tentacles have reached westward to the Silver State. The foreclosure crisis has taken a huge bite out of the local real estate market, where rows of homes sit unsold and forsaken- but not empty. A group of squatters, including desperate single mothers with children, are living under the radar in the houses on Reno's Yolanda Street, without water or electricity. Big-hearted real estate broker Babs Gallagher enlists Jeep and Mags to start a community outreach program, but that means going up against uncaring utility companies, corrupt officials, ruthless politicians- and a merciless murderer. When a former banker is found brutally slain in one of the abandoned homes, the notion of "cutthroat business practices" takes on a whole new meaning.--From front book jacket flap.
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