Fadeout

Fadeout

A Dave Brandstetter Mystery

eBook - 1970
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Fadeout is the first of Joseph Hansen's twelve classic mysteries featuring rugged Dave Brandstetter, an insurance investigator who is contentedly gay. When entertainer Fox Olson's car plunges off a bridge in a storm, a death claim is filed, but where is Olson's body? As Brandstetter questions family, fans, and detractors, he grows certain Olson is still alive and that Dave must find him before the would-be killer does. Suspenseful and wry, shrewd and deeply felt, Fadeout remains as fresh today as when it startled readers more than thirty years ago.
Publisher: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press/Terrace Books, 1970
ISBN: 9780299205539
0299205533
Branch Call Number: PS3558.A513 F3 1970x
Characteristics: 1 downloadable text file (xii, 187 pages)

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Fadeout is the first of Joseph Hansen's twelve classic mysteries featuring rugged Dave Brandstetter, an insurance death claims investigator who is contentedly gay. Suspenseful and wry, shrewd and deeply felt, Fadeout remains as fresh today as when it startled readers more than thirty years ago.

If you like classic murder mysteries, don't miss out on this one! This is my all-time favorite classic mystery featuring a gay protagonist from 1970's. Crisp writing, fantastic mysteries, and deep, well-rounded characters make this a series to treasure.

Gay. Dave Brandstetter is a rugged, gay, death claims insurance investigator for Medallion Life who struggles with the death of his long-time partner while working hard in the name of justice. When entertainer Fox Olson's car plunges off a bridge in a storm, a death claim is filed, but where is O... Read More »

First published in 1970, this twelve book series tells the story of rugged Dave Brandstetter, a contentedly gay insurance death claims investigator, as he works to solve murders, and in some instances, save the lives of those initially claimed dead. Beautifully written in deeply felt crisp prose ... Read More »

Dave Brandstetter is a rugged, contentedly gay, death claims insurance investigator. When entertainer Fox Olson's car plunges off a bridge in a storm, a death claim is filed, but where is Olson's body? As Brandstetter questions family, fans, and detractors, he grows certain Olson is still alive a... Read More »


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