Read online or download a free book: Runoff (August Riordan Mysteries)
Publisher: Bleak House Books (15 Nov. 2007)
By: Mark Coggins (Author)
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'How much does it cost to fix an election?' August Riordan—:private investigator, jazz bass player, smart ass with a foolish heart—:is going to find out. He’:s been hired by Leonora Lee, the all-powerful 'Dragon Lady' of San Francisco’:s Chinatown, to investigate the results of the city’:s recent mayoral election. It seems the Dragon Lady’:s candidate failed to even carry the Chinese precincts, and she’:s convinced that someone must have rigged the outcome by hacking the city’:s newly installed touch-screen voting machines. A runoff between the two remaining candidates is days away, but it takes Riordan mere hours to find the Director of Elections dead in his office. A visit to the offices of Columbia Voting Systems—:the suppliers of the city’:s touch-screen machines—:results in another corpse. A wide range of political interests share a stake in the election, so Riordan’:s got plenty of suspects. But when the Dragon Lady’:s beautiful daughter is attacked after giving Riordan a goodnight kiss, it starts to get personal. Soon, Riordan is in a race not only against the runoff deadline, but against powerful political movers and shakers, Chinatown gang members, and crazed anarchists, with only his techno-savvy, cross-dressing friend Chris to help. The cost of fixing an election runs to as many lives as it does dollars, and if Riordan isn't careful, the price for un-fixing it may be more than he can afford …:--This text refers to an alternate Pdf edition.
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