By Michelle Kung
Updated December 15, 2006 at 05:00 AM EST
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Probable Cause

type
  • Book
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In Theresa Schwegel’s Probable Cause, newbie Chicago cop Ray Weiss breaks into a jewelry store to steal a ring but finds the shopkeeper’s corpse instead. His refusal to bury the case lands him in trouble with both the baddies and his fellow officers.

Movie Pitch
A Stranger Among Us, but with Lithuanians instead of Hasidic Jews!

Lowdown
What Schwegel’s effort lacks in characterizations, it makes up for in complicated plot twists.

Probable Cause

type
  • Book
genre
author
  • Theresa Schwegel
publisher
  • St. Martin's Minotaur

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