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Sweetheart: A nice way of saying 'I f*cked up your head forever'

Heartsick introduced us all to Archie, the Vicoden popping torture victim/Portland detective. We met Susan, bizarre hair colored closet cigarette smoking Oregon journalist with a penchant for married men. Last but not least, Gretchen Lowell, Pacific Northwest serial killer with 200 murders under her belt.
Sweetheart (Chelsea Cain)Series: Archie Sheridan & Gretchen Lowell (Book 2)336 pagesMinotaur BooksISBN-10: 0312662394ISBN-13: 978-0312662394 With Gretchen in jail and Archie (her final victim) clutching loosely at his own pill induced death, everything seems like it is going to cool down in Portland. Archie is drawn into another series of murders, unfortunately, the clues are slim. Susan is tracking down information about a local senator and his sexual escapades with a 14-year-old babysitter, a story that is over a decade old.

There was a lot of humor, dark black humor in this book. humor might be a bit incorrect, as it leans more toward humour (as in the fluids), coming out of wha…