Loose Ends - Cal Corwin, Private Eye, Book 1

Loose Ends - Cal Corwin, Private Eye, Book 1

by D. D. VanDyke

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Overview

Contains the bonus story - Off The Leash a California Corwin Short Story

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking for a solid mystery this is a book worth your time. I was hooked by the story from the very beginning and I barely put it down until I finished it." - Melissa V.

When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged San Francisco ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. With a shadowy crime lord lurking behind every unexpected clue, Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.

Loose Ends is the first book in the Cal Corwin P. I. mystery series from D. D. VanDyke, though the books can be read in any order. Set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cal Corwin novels brim with intrigue and fully fleshed characters from cops and criminals to hit men, oddball family and unexpected allies.

The Cal Corwin Private Eye mystery-thriller-suspense series:
- Loose Ends (Contains Off The Leash: Cal Corwin Novelette)
- In A Bind
- Slipknot
- The Girl In The Morgue
- Deadly Secrets

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161589878
Publisher: David VanDyke
Publication date: 08/21/2018
Series: Cal Corwin, Private Eye , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,062
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

VanDyke has written five books in his popular Cal Corwin Private Eye series. Look for more mysteries coming soon!

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Loose Ends - Cal Corwin, Private Eye, Book 1 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 56 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Interesting characters. Interesting case with questions all the way to the end...as well as a last minute twist that makes me want to read book #2.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was presently surprised with the twist and turns. All the characters were interesting. For a short story the leads had power and I enjoyed them a lot. I would recommend this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's nice top have a believable scarred heroine as the wisecracking P.I. Not Angelina Jolie or Charlise Theron with superhuman strength and reflexes to compliment their supermodel beauty but a girl who knows her way around guns and cars, can't entice the men she wants but gets hit on regularly enough. She has to think her way around gunfights, but she doesn't have a debilitating respect for the law. Questions and answers have to be carefully considered.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good quick read with interesting characters
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was good. It made you think and wonder about certain characters and where they really stood.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great fast-paced P.I. novel. Loved all the references to the evolving internet and IT gadgets and apps. Good background story for the present day San Francisco.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a quick read and exciting story. I would consider it a short story and not a novel. It might be adaptable to a TV show, but there may need a few more characters developed to make it viable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Read like a take-off of a Mickey Spillane novel without the wit! Will not be getting any of the others in this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
did+not+like+the+ending+at+all.+Too+many+things+unanswered+
Anonymous 29 days ago
Interesting read, California Corbin is a bad ass.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story with fun characters.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Too+many+wordy+pages+of+car+chases.++Good+story.++Quick+read+
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read. Characters are likable.
Anonymous 7 days ago
enjoyed+the+story+and+descriptive+content.
Anonymous 12 days ago
PI+Cal+Corwin+is+a+likeable%2C+believable+character+with+just+enough+quirks+to+make+her+interesting+without+being+weighed+down+with+too+much+psychological+baggage.+Author+David+Van+Dyke+keeps+the+suspense+high+and+the+action+fast.
Anonymous 14 days ago
ok
Anonymous 15 days ago
Easy+reading+PI+story.++
Anonymous 21 days ago
%0A
Anonymous 21 days ago
It+was+an+easy+read+set+in+2005.++loved+Cal+the+PI+since+she+was+imperfect++and+struggled+with+morale+code+and+gray+area+to+find+justice.++I+would+read+another+Cal+story.
Anonymous 22 days ago
I agree, well written story. entertaining and thought out....fun to read
Anonymous 24 days ago
liked+this+mystery++good+author+I%27m+hooked+++%21
AuntieMarg 3 months ago
Well written engaging plot. Narrative was laced with realistic details that made the story come alive. Dialogue made the characters believable. Well edited with proper grammar and punctuation. It was a pleasure to eat a well crafted book.
Anonymous 3 months ago
good+read.++enjoyed+this+book
Anonymous 3 months ago
with+an+unexpected+ending%2C+always+great+in+a+mystery.++Cal+is+truly+developing+her+personality+for+us.+