Laguna Heat


      Laguna Heat
The debut novel from T Jefferson ParkerLagunaWhere every day the sun makes a promise the nighttime breaks, while the super rich live out expensive fantasies in posh beach houses and drown their memories in Cuervo Gold margaritasLagunaWhere trouble has swept in like a Santa Ana wind, blowing the cover off a world of torture, murder and blood red secretsLagunaWhere a crazed killer has turned paradise into a Disneyland of depraved violence with a fiery vengeance and where homicide cop Tom Shephard unravels a grisly mystery that reaches back across forty years of sordid sex, blackmail, and suicide into the dark corners of his own past, and sweats out a deadly truth in the sweltering..Laguna Heat Best Read [ Laguna Heat ] author [ T. Jefferson Parker ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

T Jefferson Parker is the bestselling author of 20 crime novels, including Edgar Award winners Silent Joe and California Girl Parker s next work is a literary novel, Full Measure, to be published in October He lives with his family in Southern California

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  • Paperback
  • 336 pages
  • Laguna Heat
  • T. Jefferson Parker
  • English
  • 12 May 2018
  • 0312952058

10 thoughts on “ Laguna Heat

  1. says:

    Tom Shephard is the new homicide detective in swanky Laguna Beach, California, and he s come to town from L.A after killing a boy in a justifiable homicide But the rep and the psychological baggage has followed him to Laguna Beach Shephard has barely found his desk when he s called to the scene of a particularly brutal homicide in which the victim has been doused in turpentine and set ablaze Shortly thereafter, a second victim is dealt a similar fate, and Shephard finds himself drawn into a Tom Shephard is the new homicide detective in swanky Laguna Beach, California, and he s come to town from L.A after killing a boy in a justifiable homicide But the rep and the psychological baggage has followed him to Laguna Beach Shephard has barely found his desk when he s called to the scene of a particularly brutal homicide in which the victim has been doused in turpentine and set ablaze Shortly t...

  2. says:

    Laguna Heat is Parker s first novel, which is my favorite read first novels I did this backwards, becoming a fan of Parker, then searching out his first work Yep, maybe his best Fitzgerald said of Hemingway Something happened to him when he was twenty, he wrote about it, and then just wrote the same story over and over Well, that s true of most fiction writers and it s true of Parker That s why I like First novels they usually represent what it is an author has to offer Many peop...

  3. says:

    In T.Jefferson Parker s mystery debut, Laguna Heat, he really brought on the heat in this stellar mystery For Tom Shepard, he was a disgraced LAPD detective from a shooting of a young black teen, he moved to Laguna Beach From there, he investigated a trail of fire murders, a path that lead him back to his darkest past of his mother s murder When he finally encountered the man who destroyed his family, all best were off, when he discovered the cold truth on what lead to it and what happened In T.Jefferson Parker s mystery debut, Laguna Heat, he really brought on the heat in this stellar mystery For Tom Shepard, he was a disgraced LAPD detective from a shooting of a young black teen, he moved to Laguna Beach From there, he investigated...

  4. says:

    3 The Blue Hour2 Iron RiverTR Red Light3 Laguna HeatSolid O

  5. says:

    This was a mixed bag for me Parts of Laguna Heat were really well written and compelling, while other sections of the novel seemed scattered and uneven The bad actually slightly outweighed the good and I kept wondering what I was missing considering all the glowing reviews I d read Sure, we have all the right ingredients Det Tom Shepherd, a recent transplant from the LAPD, now heading up a significant investigation into two homicides in the usually quiet enclave of Laguna Beach, carries the This was a mixed bag for me Parts of Laguna Heat were really well written and compelling, while other sections of the novel seemed scattered and uneven The bad actually slightly outweighed the good and I kept wondering what I was missing considering all the glowing reviews I d read Sure, we have all the right ingredients Det Tom Shepherd, a recent transplant from the LAPD, now heading up a significant investigation into two homicides in the usually quiet enclave of Laguna Beach, carries the requisite baggage of a divorce and a guilty conscience over shooting a suspect back in LA.We have a number of bad actors, a love interest, and a complicated relationship between Tom and his father, Wade, a former LBPD cop who is now a preacher Whew Yet, despi...

  6. says:

    I liked this first novel a lot Tom Shepherd is a good cop who had bad luck He solves a crime but has a big dilemma at the end He winds it up in a satisfactory manner.I read this almost fifteen years ago and don t remember details I ve read about five books by this author and didn t car...

  7. says:

    Listened to this book while driving It was hard to keep my mind on the road I got that caught up in the story.

  8. says:

    No one does delving into the sins of omission and commission in the old gentry like Ross MacDonald who seemed almost to have a patent on the genre Parker does a successful emulation in Laguna Heat.Tom Shephard, recently retired from the LAPD where he was a decorated detective, but also the subject of widespread vilification for shooting a sixteen year old, has been hired to work as the homicide detective for Laguna Beach annual homicide rate 0.5 His first case finds him looking for the No one does delving into the sins of omission and commission in the old gentry like Ross MacDonald who seemed almost to have a patent on the genre Parker does a successful emulation in Laguna Heat.Tom Shephard, recently retired from the LAPD where he was a decorated detective, but also the subject of widespread vilification for shooting a sixteen year old, has been hired to work as the homicide detective for Laguna Beach annual homicide rate 0.5 His first case finds him looking for the killer of Tim Callahan who died with blue cobalt in his hair, 1000 waded up and stuffed down his throat, and a 32 oz piece of basalt smashed int...

  9. says:

    Although I have read a lot of T Jefferson Parker s novels, somehow I missed this one published in 1985 and it was even made into a movie two years later I didn t see the movie either The story is captivating A young police officer in Laguna Beach transferred from L.A has baggage from his former job, and also from his family life His mother was killed when he was about three During the course of this novel, two other people involved in Shepard s past are murdered, and one is attacked Although I have read a lot of T Jefferson Parker s novels, somehow I missed this one published in 1985 and it was even made into a movie two years later I d...

  10. says:

    I read somewhere that when Michael Connelly moved to Florida, T J Parker was the best mystery thriller writer living in California I would pretty much agree to that This was his first novel 85 ,and a very good setting in southern Calif, with a homicide cop digging into a mys...

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