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SPLIT CITY

Meet Billy Gills, an amateur sleuth for the ages...or at least for the next 300 pages.

First in a New Series

Murder sees double when former pro bowler Billy Gills is summoned to the county morgue to identify the body of his identical twin brother Bo.



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About Andy

The first hint of Andy Straka's future as a mystery writer came at the age of four when he appeared at his small-town neighbor's back door carrying a butcher's knife. Thankfully, the neighbor called Andy's mother instead of social services. 

Andy's novels include Split City, the first in a new amateur sleuth mystery series; the #1 bestselling private eye novel A Witness Above and Shamus Award-winning Frank Pavlicek series; the techno thriller trilogy Dragonflies; and the critically-acclaimed suspense thrillers Record Of Wrongs and The Blue Hallelujah. Featured by Publishers Weekly among a group of "rising stars" in crime fiction, Andy is also a past finalist for the Agatha Award and the Anthony Award.

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PRAISE FOR ANDY'S NOVELS

"Highly recommended." -Michael Connelly

"Fast-paced, twisty, and complex."  -Booklist

"A first-rate thriller." -MysteryScene

"Storytelling as strong as talons. Once [Straka's] got you, he never lets go." -Rick Riordan

"A great read." -Library Journal

"Atmosphere, vivid setting...intriguing plot and characters you feel in your bones [make for] a compulsively readable, gripping thriller." -Julia Spencer-Fleming

"A rising star in crime fiction." -Publisher's Weekly

"As an avid reader of mystery and suspense, this is a series I will visit again and again. [The] writing is in the moment, real and draws the reader in...a highly enjoyable reading experience!" --Cozy Cat Reviews

"Witty, sharp, and flesh-and-blood real." -Jeffery Deaver

"A book this good, and this original, helps remind me why I started reading mysteries in the first place..."
-Steve Hamilton
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