Everything you need to understand or teach Dead Irish by John Lescroart.
Dismas Hardy looks into the death of Eddie Cochran at the request of his brother in law. Eddie had been found dead in the parking lot of a business associate under suspicious circumstances. Hardy does not believe that Eddie was capable of suicide, and during his investigation turns up several suspects with what he believes are valid reasons to murder Eddie.
Cochran had been working for a distributing company before returning to school to better himself. While working for Sam Polk at Army Distributing, Eddie had come across evidence that Polk had been arranging a drug deal. Eddie knew that Polk's finances were not what they once were because of the withdrawal of one of their biggest clients, and Polk needed money in order to provide for his new, much younger wife. Eddie, who has a strong sense of right and wrong, feels that it is his duty...
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