a cleve hawkins detective novel

“Author R.C. Hartson has created a classic noir world complete with actual newspapers, checkbooks and cigarette-smoking men who answer to nicknames like “Toad” and “Deck.” Add in actual mob connections, and now we’re cooking with gas.” (Best Thrillers) Socialite, Bethany Hubbard, hires ex-Chicago homicide cop, turned private eye, Cleve Hawkins, to shadow her husband, Thad,