Reach the Shining River

Reach the Shining River Kansas City Emmett Whelan an idealistic county prosecutor who has left behind his Irish roots and married into the country club set takes on the city s corrupt political machine when he invest

  • Title: Reach the Shining River
  • Author: Kevin Stevens
  • ISBN: 9780992655259
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Paperback
  • Kansas City, 1935 Emmett Whelan, an idealistic county prosecutor who has left behind his Irish roots and married into the country club set, takes on the city s corrupt political machine when he investigates the brutal murder of a black musician As Emmett probes the case, he discovers the city s underbelly of racism and criminality His personal life deteriorates The cloKansas City, 1935 Emmett Whelan, an idealistic county prosecutor who has left behind his Irish roots and married into the country club set, takes on the city s corrupt political machine when he investigates the brutal murder of a black musician As Emmett probes the case, he discovers the city s underbelly of racism and criminality His personal life deteriorates The closer he gets to the heart of the corruption, the he sees that it is deeper and closer than he has ever suspected And when the truth unfolds about the killings, the machine, Emmett s wife a surprising and devastating climax reverberates at every level of the city Reach the Shining River is an urban crime drama about money, race, and class Tense and full of memorable characters, it has the smell of a big river, the atmosphere of 1930s America, and a soundtrack that is pure jazz and blues.

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    About “Kevin Stevens

    • Kevin Stevens

      Kevin Stevens is a Montana native who divides his time between Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland Visit his websites at kevinstevens and reachtheshiningriver.

    124 thoughts on “Reach the Shining River

    • Very intriguing and suspenseful novel. The author captured the musicality of the time, and the financial hardship of the era. The characters are engaging and the conclusion was gratifying.


    • Scanning the synopsis of the book, it seemed on the surface to tick so many boxes for me in terms of what I enjoy reading. With its 1930’s Kansas setting, a community divided along the lines of race, wealth and class in the shadow of the Great Depression, and the promise of a jazz and blues soundtrack, this couldn’t go wrong…Opening with a small boy’s discovery on the riverbank of a murdered black jazz musician, Stevens instantly envelops the reader into the atmosphere of the period. Set [...]


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