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Lesser Evils

(2016)
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An exciting entry into the noir canon, Joe Flanagan's Lesser Evils expertly reimagines 1957 Cape Cod, where the mystifying murder of a local child brings us into a world of intrigue - honed by intricate plotting, sharp dialogue, and original characters - that culminates in a conclusion both surprising and deeply moving.

When the first young boy goes missing in a quiet Cape Cod town, Lieutenant Bill Warren is pulled into a morass that promises no happy ending. As his pursuit uncovers the unimaginable, he is led into a world of gambling, drug peddling, corruption, and secret psychiatric experiments. Now he must fight to maintain control of an investigation that more and more people - from the state police to the district attorney to a tenacious Boston reporter - have become seriously interested in.

As facts become murkier and the threat rises, Warren struggles to survive in a world where the police can be just as corrupt as the criminals they chase and where a murder inquiry will ultimately lead to his front door. Years later, the locals will still be debating whether the case's resolution was factual or miraculous.

Flanagan's debut novel is a modern take on classic noir crime fiction. Listeners will be eager for his next offering.

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

March 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
ISBN: 1-60945-310-7 / 978-1-60945-310-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Europa Editions
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March 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
ISBN: 1-60945-321-2 / 978-1-60945-321-3 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

December 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
ISBN: 1-4893-7169-9 / 978-1-4893-7169-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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December 2016 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
ISBN: 1-4893-7168-0 / 978-1-4893-7168-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
ISBN: 1-5366-1012-7 / 978-1-5366-1012-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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May 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
Publisher: Audible Studios
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May 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


May 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


May 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

March 2016 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
Publisher: World Noir
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March 2016 : Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Lesser Evils
Author(s): Joe Flanagan
Publisher: Europa Editions
Availability: Amazon CA   Amazon AU