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The night gardener: a novel

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They never found the killer. All they knew, back in the winter of 1985, was that someone was taking teenagers, killing them and leaving their abused bodies in public parks. Three victims in all, with no link between them except a oddity of their names. They read the same back-to-front - Otto, Ava and lastly Eve. A lot has happened in the twenty years since. Detectives Gus Ramone and Dan Holiday - two of the leads on the case - have pursued very different paths. Gus has climbed to the heights of Detective Sergeant and built himself a reputation as a very good cop, whilst Dan has been drummed out of the force - his sleaze finally getting to his superiors.
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display_description Gus Ramone is "good police," a former Internal Affairs investigator now working homicide for the city's Violent Crime branch. His new case involves the death of a local teenager named Asa whose body has been found in a local community garden.The murder unearths intense memories of a case Ramone worked as a patrol cop twenty years earlier, when he and his partner, Dan "Doc" Holiday, assisted a legendary detective named T. C. Cook. The series of murders, all involving local teenage victims, was never solved. In the years since, Holiday has left the force under a cloud of morals charges, and now finds work as a bodyguard and driver. Cook has retired, but he has never stopped agonizing about the "Night Gardener" killings.The new case draws the three men together on a grim mission to finish the work that has haunted them for years. All the love, regret, and anger that once burned between them comes rushing back, and old ghosts walk once more as the men try to lay to rest the monster who has stalked their dreams. Bigger and even more unstoppable than his previous thrillers, George Pelecanos achieves in THE NIGHT GARDENER what his brilliant career has been building toward: a novel that is a perfect union of suspense, character, and unstoppable fate.
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, Ex-police officers -- Fiction, Police -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction, Serial murder investigation -- Fiction, Serial murderers -- Fiction, Teenagers -- Fiction, Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
title_display The night gardener : a novel
title_full The Night Gardener, The night gardener : a novel / George Pelecanos, The night gardener [sound recording] / by George Pelecanos
title_short The night gardener :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, Ex-police officers, Fiction, Mystery, Police, Serial murder investigation, Serial murderers, Teenagers