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: 1,023
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. 43 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 8 months 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 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 5 days ago
I was looking for a good read and I found it here. The twists in the story kept me wondering what was coming next. I will be reading more by this author.
Anonymous 16 days ago
Well written enjoyed every minute of it!
Anonymous 3 months ago
Quick+read%2C+and+overall+a+pretty+good+book.
Anonymous 3 months ago
Could not put it down!
Anonymous 4 months ago
Anonymous 5 months ago
good+read
Anonymous 6 months ago
Very fast paced and interesting characters and story. Lots of twists and turns with an awesome ending. Definitely a must read. Hope next book is as exiting!
Anonymous 7 months ago
Highly recommended This story has many good things going for it -- it is well written, has a strong woman as its main character. while keeping the mystery going until the very end. A pet peeve I have is when a story is not edited thoroughly. And, this one is done very well. As a bonus, there is another short story titled Loose Ends. While it is only a few short pages the story is complete and the mystery continues until the final pages.
Anonymous 9 months ago
I noticed the reviews, all over the place. I loved the story. It was very entertaining . The end was great.
Anonymous 10 months ago
Looking forward to future readings.
Anonymous 10 months ago
I love this new character and look forward to reading more of her adventures and getting to know her better. I hope the next story begins where this one left off because it didn't seem finished. Too many unanswered questions for me.
prospectorBW 11 months ago
Good story, well written and fast paced I enjoyed it very much! Will read more by this author!