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A Clean Heart

by G. A. McLaughlin

It follows the story of a detective named Johnny McBride, who is tasked with solving a brutal murder in a small New England town. Set against the backdrop of a close-knit community rife with secrets and betrayals, "A Clean Heart" explores themes of guilt, redemption, and the darkness that can lie hidden within the human heart. As McBride delves deeper into the case, he must confront his own demons and grapple with the consequences of his own past mistakes. With its nuanced characters, masterful plotting, and deep insights into the human psyche, "A Clean Heart" is a must-read for fans of crime fiction and suspense. McLaughlin's writing is characterized by his vivid descriptions, sharp dialogue, and unflinching exploration of the darkest corners of the human soul. Notably, "A Clean Heart" was part of a wave of crime novels that emerged in the 1950s, which were characterized by their gritty realism, hardboiled prose, and exploration of the seedy underbelly of American life. McLaughlin's work stood out for its complex characters and its willingness to delve into the emotional and psychological complexities of crime and punishment. In conclusion, "A Clean Heart" is a masterpiece of crime fiction that showcases G. A. McLaughlin's talents as a writer and storyteller. With its gripping narrative, richly drawn characters, and unflinching examination of the human condition, it is a book that will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end. Whether you're a longtime fan of crime fiction or a newcomer to the genre, "A Clean Heart" is a must-read that will stay with you long after you've turned the final page.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1957

Author

G. A. McLaughlin

United States

G. A. McLaughlin was a renowned American author known for his gripping crime novels and captivating short stories. Born in 1903 in New York City, McLaughlin began his writing career in the 1930s an...

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