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Matters of Doubt

(2013)
(The first book in the Cal Claxton Mysteries series)
A novel by

 
Cal Claxton is determined to reinvent himself as a small-town lawyer in the aftermath of his wife's suicide. Once a hard-charging Los Angeles prosecutor, he now lives in solitude in an old farmhouse overlooking Oregon's wine country. When a scruffy, tattooed kid shows up asking for help in solving a cold case - that of his mother's murder - Cal wants to say no. Times are tough, and he's no private eye, anyway. But the kid, who calls himself Picasso, has ridden a bicycle in the rain all the way from Portland, and something about his determination touches Cal.

It turns out that Picasso is homeless, joining the legions of kids who are drawn to Portland's Old Town. He is also a gifted artist in the process of painting a mural on the side of a health clinic run by an idealistic doctor named Anna. Things take an ugly turn when Picasso is charged with the murder of a prominent Portland businessman. The evidence against him is overwhelming, but Cal steps in to defend Picasso at Anna's urging. Suddenly Cal finds himself pitted against the police, the media, and some of Portland's most powerful citizens.

Is Picasso being framed? And if so, is there a connection between the two murders? Cal's desperate search uncovers a dark web of blackmail, deception, and a lineup of suspects from Portland's A-list. As he peels back the layers of truth, he realizes too late that he has put both himself and Anna in the cross hairs of a ruthless killer.

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt (Cal Claxton Oregon Mysteries)
Author(s): Warren C Easley
ISBN: 1-4642-0172-2 / 978-1-4642-0172-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt (Cal Claxton Oregon Mysteries)
Author(s): Warren C Easley
ISBN: 1-4642-0866-2 / 978-1-4642-0866-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt (Cal Claxton Oregon Mysteries)
Author(s): Warren C Easley
ISBN: 1-4642-0174-9 / 978-1-4642-0174-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt: A Cal Claxton Oregon Mystery
Author(s): Warren C Easley
ISBN: 1-4642-0173-0 / 978-1-4642-0173-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

September 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt: A Cal Claxton Oregon Mystery
Author(s): Warren C Easley
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

September 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt: A Cal Claxton Oregon Mystery
Author(s): Warren C Easley
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2013 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt (Cal Claxton Mysteries, Book 1) (Cal Claxton Oregon Mysteries)
Author(s): Warren C Easley
ISBN: 1-4829-2445-5 / 978-1-4829-2445-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2013 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt (Cal Claxton Mysteries, Book 1)(Library Edition) (Cal Claxton Oregon Mysteries)
Author(s): Warren C Easley
ISBN: 1-4829-2443-9 / 978-1-4829-2443-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2013 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt (Cal Claxton Mysteries, Book 1) (Cal Claxton Oregon Mysteries)
Author(s): Warren C Easley
ISBN: 1-4829-2444-7 / 978-1-4829-2444-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Matters of Doubt: A Cal Claxton Mystery (Cal Claxton Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Warren C Easley
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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