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Kind of Blue

A book by Miles Corwin

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Bridget's Review

  • Nov 11, 2010
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I enjoyed Kind of Blue. You can tell that Miles was a crime reporter by how vivid his descriptions are. He's a talented author who knows how to entertain a reader. I would recommend this book to fans of James Patterson and Dennis Lehane.

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January 14, 2011
Bridget, I am reading this book and I like it so far. I would love to read a more expanded review if you have the time. I should post my own review sometime next week.
 
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review by . June 29, 2012
In a politically connected Los Angeles Police Department, when a former police officer is murdered, the assistant chief wants Lt. Frank Duffy to put his best detective on the case.      Duffy tells him that his best man, Ash Levine, quit a year ago in a dispute when his witness to a murder investigation was murdered.      Duffy is told to bring back Ash and make him the primary investigator in the case.      Ash had been itchy to get back …
review by . January 25, 2011
Ash Levine had quit his detective position in the LA police department because he was suspended from the force when one of his informants was killed. About a year later his boss who had suspended him asks Ash to come back and solve a recent homicide of a retired police officer. Ash thinks it is about time he came back to work and it would give him a chance to find out who killed his informant.      Ash is a relentless pursuer and very methodical in the way he approaches the case. …
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Former L.A. Times crime reporter Corwin (Homicide Special: A Year with the LAPD's Elite Detective Unit) introduces an engaging Jewish police detective in his first novel, a grittily realistic story of murder, stupidity, and redemption. Ash Levine, the LAPD's top detective, resigns after his suspension for failing to prevent the death of a key witness he was supposed to protect. A year later, Ash's former boss invites him to lead the investigation into an ex-cop's murder. Levine returns to the force, hoping to reopen the case that cost him his job, though not everyone in the department is thrilled to see him back. A jazz lover (hence the Miles Davis–inspired title), the son of a concentration camp survivor, and a veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces, Ash battles through departmental interference, corruption, and misdirection. Given his strong debut, Ash should be back on the job for further assignments. (Nov.) (c)
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ISBN-10: 1608090078
ISBN-13: 978-1608090075
Author: Miles Corwin
Publisher: Oceanview Publishing

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