Victims by Collin Wilcox

Victims by Collin Wilcox

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Investigating an ex-cop’s death, Hastings gets drawn into a family conspiracy

It was just after he made lieutenant that Frank Hastings told Charlie Quade to resign. They had known each other at the academy, and Quade was a rotten cop from day one. Dogged by rumors of corruption, Quade left without protest, eking out a living doing security work. When Hastings hears Quade has been shot dead, he doesn’t blink. The only surprise is the place the ex-cop died.

Alexander Guest is one of the wealthiest lawyers in the city, and Hastings can’t understand why he would hire a thug like Quade to protect his grandson from the father-in-law who wants to kidnap him. When Quade’s body is found, the grandson is long gone, and the father-in-law is the natural suspect. But Hastings knows better than to trust the rich, and he refuses to accept the easy answer.


“Gives San Francisco an authentic urban grip the city hasn’t felt since Hammett.” —Booklist on Hire a Hangman

“Boils with life. . . . Complex and involving.” —Ross Macdonald on Disappearance

“Hastings assumes more depth with every appearance.” —Newsday

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