Accustomed to the Dark: A Joshua Croft Mystery (Joshua Croft Mysteries)

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Santa Fe private detectives Joshua Croft and Rita Mondragon have recently become much more than friends and business partners. When Rita is shot and wounded, perhaps mortally, by the same vicious psychopath who tried to kill her once before, Joshua sets out to find the man. His pursuit takes him from the mountains of New Mexico to a posh Denver suburb, from the bleak plains of Kansas to the sweltering depths of the Florida Everglades. Along the way, he meets a sleazy former prison inmate, an eighty-year-old computer expert, a brutal drug dealer, a somber homicide cop, and a hardened mercenary with a very peculiar hobby.

As Joshua races across the length of the United States toward a final confrontation with a savage killer, he also travels back through his own past, to the beginning of his relationship with the woman who now lies near death.

Often lyrical, frequently funny, always intelligent, Accustomed to the Dark is an unforgettable addition to what Robin Winks of The Boston Globe has described as “one of the best new series in years.”

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Walter Satterthwait resides in Los Angeles, loves to ride his motorcyle, and writes mysteries that have an international audience. In addition to the Joshua Croft series, he has written the historical mysteries Wilde West and Masquerade.

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"This is PI writing at some of its best." (Books-n-Bytes)

"An interesting and page-turning story filled with wit, excitement and reflection." (Colorado Country Life)

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