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Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2009
|Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.44 (inches)|
Series: Bug Man
Dogs have long been mans best friend, but the Bug Mans friends is a rare breed . . . the cadaver dog.
All roads lead to the White House for John Henry Braden, the charismatic senator from Virginia aristocracy whose beautiful wife Victoria is the talk of Washington and the crown jewel of Endor, her backwoods Virginia hometown.
But when bodies turn up on Bradens propertythe site of a multimillion dollar construction project hes spearheadingthe senators spin doctors, led by his future first lady, must act quickly to quell a conspiracy before it blemishes their presidential campaign.
Enter entomologist Nick Polchak, the quirky bug expert enlisted to determine if the senators bone yard is a forgotten cemetery or a crime scene.
To help with the investigation, Polchak follows local legend to Alena Savard, a mysterious woman known for her ability to turn mongrels into the best search dogs around. They soon find themselves on the trail of a desperate individual bent on protecting a terrible secret.
Less than Dead is an unforgettable tale of crime and concealment in the corridors of high-stakes politicsas well as in the deepest contours of the human heart.
Tim Downs is the author of nine novels including the Christy Award-winning PlagueMaker and the highly acclaimed series of Bug Man novels. Tim lives in North Carolina with his wife Joy. They have three grown children.
Samuel StephensNorthern CaliforniaAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Forensic at its bestDecember 8, 2010Samuel StephensNorthern CaliforniaAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Following the clues finds the murders that took place over many years and who done it. I also enjoy the humor of Nick and his backwardness.
Lisa Hayse5 Stars Out Of 5July 6, 2009Lisa HayseTim Downs has outdone himself with "Les Than Dead". I picked it up one morning and continued reading until late into the night. I just couldn't put it down. You couldn't help but being sympathetic towards the "witch" and the more you find out, the more you want the Bug Man to prevail in solving the mystery. And just when you think you have it all figured out, another twist unfolds. Great Book!