By Charles Willeford
After a brutal day investigating a quadruple murder, Detective Hoke Moseley settles into his room on the un-illustrious El Dorado resort and nurses a pitcher of brandy. along with his defend down, he doesn’t think carefully while he hears a knock at the door. the following day, he unearths himself within the medical institution, badly bruised and along with his jaw stressed out close. He thinks again over ten years of instances thinking about who would need to overcome him into unconsciousness, thieve his gun and badge, and most significantly, make off along with his prized dentures. however the items by no means relatively upload as much as revenge, and the few clues he has preserve connecting to a dimwitted hooker, and her ex-con boyfriend and the weird homicide of a Hare Krishna pimp.
Chronically depressed, regularly strapped for funds, continuously prepared to bend the principles a section, Hoke Moseley is hardly ever what you're thinking that of because the excellent cop, yet he's one of many the best detective creations of all time.