The Maxwell Street Blues

A Paul Whelan Mystery

Paul Whelan Mysteries, #3

“This series is a small treasure.” —BOOKLIST

Chicago private eye Paul Whelan is hired by an elderly jazz musician to find a missing street hustler named Sam Burwell. As Whelan delves into Burwell’s past, the world of street vendors and corner musicians, he uncovers old enmities and love affairs, but his search for Burwell comes up empty. That is, until Burwell is found murdered.

Soon Whelan is swept up into a whirlwind of old feuds, dark pasts, unlikely romances…and a killer hiding in plain sight.

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