Murder on K Street: A Capital Crimes Novel

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This new political page-turner from fan-favorite and New York Times bestselling author Truman brings readers back to the Beltway for another charged novel.
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Legislators -- United States -- Crimes against -- Fiction
Lobbyists -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
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Police -- Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction
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Political corruption -- Fiction
Private Investigators -- Mystery & Detective
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