This is my first book by this author and it won't be my last. Based on my last few books, I didn't think it was possible for an author to write an eng..Show More »aging and often humorous detective story with out being beat up by crude language. Mr. Willeford uses a few choice words here and there but they are appropriate for the character and the setting; however, it isn't over kill.
I only recently discovered Charles Willeford and sadly there is only one book left as the author died soon after writing it. Yes these books are from ..Show More »the eighties but so what? The stories are rich and remind me so much of early Joseph Wambaugh. The narrator does a good job.
I loved this book. The fourth in the Hoke Moseley series and it seems to me that Charles Willeford was just getting warmed up with Hoke. I would have ..Show More »loved to see how Hoke did in his new job (no spoilers). Sadly Willeford died soon after and we'll never know.