Detective Errol Coutinho of the Hawaii County Police faces the most difficult case of his career, when his wife’s best friend is murdered.
Eleanor Swieczak’s current boyfriend is a man without a past, but Eleanor’s own history turns up other suspects, and someone is trying to put Coutinho among them.
And what do a legendary marijuana dealer, a rightwing militia, and the coldest murder case in Hawaii history have to do with the case?
Must blood fall like rain before Coutinho finds out?
Praise for BLOOD LIKE RAIN:
“Another mysterious, bloody puzzle led by Hawaiian homicide detective Eric Coutinho. It’s old-school stripped-down mystery, subtle and nuanced. Author Albert Tucher puts his library of crime-tale know-how to good use in Blood Like Rain. If you love mysteries that unfold like a game of chess, this one will satisfy.” —Elaine Ash, inventor of the Bestseller Metrics novel-editing system
“Albert Tucher’s Blood Like Rain brings old-school sleuthing and thoroughly modern problems into sharp focus against the lush backdrop of some of Hawaii’s most beautiful vistas. Intense, fast-paced, twisty, and ultimately satisfying, this is what crime fiction is all about.” —Jamie Mason, author of The Hidden Things
“Blood Like Rain is a terrific book! Set amidst the lush beauty of Hawaii, Albert Tucher takes us for a non-stop, white-knuckle roller coaster ride filled with twists and murder and betrayal. Homicide Detective Eric Coutinho must find the killer terrorizing this island paradise before he becomes the next victim. Think Hawaii Five-O on steroids. Highly recommended.” —R.G. Belsky, author of the award-winning Clare Carlson series
“Tense, taut, and thrilling, Blood Like Rain moves like a getaway car. Albert Tucher takes the conventions of classic police procedurals and remixes them with Hawaiian culture and settings to create a gripping mystery.” —Hilary Davidson, bestselling author of Her Last Breath