Good People

Good People

eBook - 2013
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Detective Sergeant Glyn Capaldi, fallen from grace and exiled from Cardiff to the Welsh countryside, does his best to serve as the catchall detective in the big bit in the middle that God gave to the sheep. It's a place where nothing of any significance is meant to happen, a place where his superiors believe he can do little harm. But trouble has a way of catching up with Capaldi. Six men and a young woman disappear after a night of rugby and drink. They don't all reappear. The ones who do are "good people," and they give a reasonable explanation for the absence of the woman and their friend. Only Capaldi remains unconvinced. In the face of opposition, Capaldi delves deeper and starts to uncover a network of conflicts, betrayals, and depravity that resonates below the outwardly calm surface of rural respectability.
Publisher: New York :, Minotaur Books,, 2013
Copyright Date: ♭2012
ISBN: 9780007429585
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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susan3946
Mar 13, 2015

I like this character. Capaldi is self-aware, wry, and has a sense of humor about himself foibles included.

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DeltaQueen50
Dec 14, 2013

Good People is a complex and twisting read. Just when you think you have figured out where it’s going, it takes another turn. Capaldi is a very engaging character. I was quite impressed with this first book and plan to continue on with the series. A word of warning about the degree of sexual depravity that this book contains, the storyline becomes quite gruesome in places but overall, I found Good People to be a dark and engrossing thriller.

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athena14
Aug 15, 2013

The sexual paraphilia material is unnecessary and far too explicit for a mystery novel.

akarenina Apr 20, 2013

A little too much story--the plot and characters becoming convoluted

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allanmiller
Apr 24, 2012

Very enjoyable read. Well developed characters. Interesting background on gypsies and their subculture. Some violence.

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