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The Sniper's Wife: Joe Gunther Mystery Series, Book 13

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"The call to Detective Willy Kunkle came from the NYPD. Willy's ex-wife, Mary, had been found dead in her New York apartment and he was asked to provide the next-of-kin ID. Although he hadn't been in touch with Mary since their divorce, Willy knew he was the only one left to vouch for her remains." "Now, years after fleeing the city, Willy returns laden with misgivings that are deepened all the more by seeing Mary's pathetic corpse on a gurney. With a fresh puncture mark in her arm and heroin still in the syringe, the police think she overdosed. But while the evidence is compelling, Willy's instincts tell him something is missing." "Driven by his loss, his doubts, and a blossoming guilt, Willy defies the authorities in an increasingly dangerous search for answers along New York's mean streets. Pulled deeper and deeper into a past before Vermont, before the drunken abuse he inflicted on Mary, before his abandonment of his family and friends, Willy encounters his ghosts from Vietnam where he was known as "the sniper," a lethal loner who struck without mercy." "From gutted slums to the town houses of Brooklyn Heights, Willy Kunkle will plummet through the dark shadows of his past, confront his demons... and live up to his menacing nickname."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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subject_facet Divorced men -- Fiction
Gunther, Joe (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction
Revenge -- Fiction
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Fiction
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title_full The Sniper's Wife Joe Gunther Mystery Series, Book 13
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title_short The Sniper's Wife
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topic_facet African American Fiction
Divorced men
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Gunther, Joe (Fictitious character)
Mystery
Revenge
Thriller
Veterans
Vietnam War, 1961-1975