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Edsel (Detroit Crime Mystery #4) - Loren D. Estleman Connie Minor, who last occupied a primary position in the Estleman Detroit Historical Crime Novel Series (i.e. "Whiskey River") as a popular journalist in the latter years of Prohibition Era Detroit, returns here as a journeyman in advertising, far removed from past glories. It is the 1950s and Detroit, like the nation, is prospering under the postwar bubble, which on the surface, seems to have risen all boats. Connie is offered an opportunity to hitch his lot to a star with a top advertising job in the Ford Motor Company. His job: to promote the new E-car with which Ford hopes to steal a march on GM and Chrysler and set it apart as the pre-eminent auto company in the world.

Working for Ford, however, brings some unexpected complications in Connie's life owing to various persons and entities who want Ford's E-car project to fail. He sets out to uncover who the responsible persons are, and in the process, finds himself rubbing elbows again with organized crime. Here's a novel that will grab your attention once you've passed the first page and hold you til its tumultuous denouement. You won't be disappointed.