Name: Lake of Darkness – Scott Kenemore
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Title: Lake of Darkness
Author: Scott Kenemore
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An alternate history where power, crime, and the supernatural intersect on the South Side of Chicago.
During the First World War, on the South Side of Chicago, officer Joe "Flip" Flippity has begun an investigation into a serial decapitationist who is hunting young children. At a time when African American officers are rendered second-class by prejudicial policies, Flip is nonetheless called upon by the mayor of the city-the legendary Big Bill Thompson himself-and a host of powerful city fathers, to thwart this murderer who threatens to destroy the city’s reputation as a safe haven for those making the Great Migration north.
While searching to catch his killer-and to discover why the most powerful men in Chicago are truly concerned about the murders of poor black refugees-Flip’s bloody trail takes him through the South Side’s vice districts (where anything is available for a price), across its most dangerous criminal underbellies, and…