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Where It Hurts

(2016)
(The first book in the Gus Murphy series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Barry Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Edgar Awards Best Novel (nominee)
Nominated for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel

From the critically acclaimed and award-winning author comes a gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live - and die.


Gus Murphy thought he had the world all figured out. A retired Suffolk County cop, Gus had everything a man could want: a great marriage, two kids, a nice house, and the rest of his life ahead of him. But in the course of a single deadly moment, his family is blown apart, and he is transformed from a man who believes he understands everything into a man who understands nothing.
Now divorced and working as a courtesy van driver for a run-down hotel, Gus has settled into a mindless, soulless routine. But his comfortable waking trance comes to an end when ex-con Tommy Delcamino asks him for help. Four months earlier, the battered body of Tommy's son TJ was discovered in a wooded lot, yet the Suffolk County PD doesn't seem interested in pursuing the killers. In desperation, Tommy seeks out the only cop he ever trusted - Gus Murphy.
Gus reluctantly agrees to see what he can uncover, and as he begins to investigate, he finds that Tommy was telling the truth. Everyone involved with the late TJ Delcamino - from his best friend, to a gang enforcer, to a Mafia capo, and even the police - has something to hide, and all are willing to go to extreme lengths to keep it hidden. It's a dangerous favor Gus has taken on as he claws his way back to take a place among the living, while searching through the sewers for a killer.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

January 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Where It Hurts (A Gus Murphy Novel)
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 0-399-17303-X / 978-0-399-17303-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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February 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: Where It Hurts (Wheeler Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 1-4104-8644-3 / 978-1-4104-8644-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
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Paperback Editions

January 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Where It Hurts (A Gus Murphy Novel)
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 0-425-28327-5 / 978-0-425-28327-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Where It Hurts (Gus Murphy series, Book 1)
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 1-5046-6115-X / 978-1-5046-6115-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Where It Hurts: Library Edition (Gus Murphy)
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 1-5046-6113-3 / 978-1-5046-6113-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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January 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Where It Hurts (Gus Murphy series, Book 1)
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 1-5046-6114-1 / 978-1-5046-6114-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Where It Hurts: The Gus Murphy Series, Book 1
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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January 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Where It Hurts: The Gus Murphy Series, Book 1
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Where It Hurts (A Gus Murphy Novel)
Author(s): Reed Farrel Coleman
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU