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Cane and Abe by James Grippando

Reviewed by Allen Hott

Cane and AbeThe title in itself is quite a story. Abe is in fact Abe Beckham but Cane refers to sugarcane. Although it becomes a bit lost by the end of the story the original storyline seemed to be built around several bodies that were found in the Florida Everglades. These bodies all appeared to have been brutally murdered by someone using a machete similar to those used in sugar cane harvesting especially in the days before mechanization took over the process.

As the police and FBI work to find the killer they nickname him the Cutter and begin putting together similarities in the victims’ lives. One of the standout items is that they all either dated persons or married persons of a different race. If it was a white woman she had dated or married a black man as an example. Read the rest of this entry »