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Jackson Park

Jackson Park

(2003)
(The first book in the Cook County series)
A novel by

 
From the acclaimed author of the Nanette Hayes mystery novels comes a thrilling new series featuring an unforgettable trio of sleuths. By turns gritty and gracefully written, Jackson Park is a compelling novel of noir suspense—a fast-paced page-turner that is also a glimpse inside Black life in Chicago during a pivotal moment in American history.
It is the Spring of 1968. After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., the city of Chicago is a powder keg ready to explode. Against this tense backdrop, there is Woodson and Ivy Lisle, an elegant couple living in a shabby chic apartment hotel in Cook County's Hyde Park. Both are proud patriarchs of a large, extended family, which includes their twenty-year-old grandniece, Cassandra, a college student standing at the crossroads— and on the brink of a troubling mystery involving the missing granddaughter of an old family friend.
Fearing for the girl's safety, Woody, Ivy, and Cassandra begin a determined investigation. What they uncover is a chilling link to an old murder case. Now a shattering secret of the past threatens all who try to expose it.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: Jackson Park
Author(s): Charlotte Carter
ISBN: 0-345-44781-6 / 978-0-345-44781-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books (P)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

July 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: Jackson Park (Cook County Mystery)
Author(s): Charlotte Carter
ISBN: 0-345-44782-4 / 978-0-345-44782-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: One World/Ballantine
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

July 2007 : USA Audio edition
Title: Jackson Park
Author(s): Charlotte Carter
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   

2007 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Jackson Park
Author(s): Charlotte Carter
ISBN: 1-4281-5480-9 / 978-1-4281-5480-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   



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