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Murder at the Marathon: A Joe Pereira Mystery W. Denney

Murder at the Marathon: A Joe Pereira Mystery

W. Denney

Published May 7th 2003
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Kindle Edition
288 pages
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Former NYPD homicide detective Joe Pereira, whose wife was ruthlessly mugged and murdered, finds himself inadvertently in the middle of another criminal investigation. After his wife died, Pereira was forced into retirement when he exhibited aMoreFormer NYPD homicide detective Joe Pereira, whose wife was ruthlessly mugged and murdered, finds himself inadvertently in the middle of another criminal investigation. After his wife died, Pereira was forced into retirement when he exhibited a ruthless streak that prompted a police brutality lawsuit against the city.As part of his effort to get his life back together, Pereira takes up jogging and decides to run in the New York City Marathon. During the race, a runner next to him apparently has a heart attack and dies. The mans girlfriend, a high-class call girl, convinces Pereira it was murder. Former detective Pereira sets out to prove her right and discovers the mans death is part of a tangled web of power and greed involving the head of a major technology company, the mob, and a city official sworn to uphold the law.