Sara Gran. Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway (2013) 288 pp.
When Paul Casablancas, Claire DeWitts musician ex-boyfriend, is found dead in his Mission District home, the police are convinced its a simple robbery. But Claire knows nothing is ever simple. With the help of her new assistant, Claude, Claire follows the clues, finding hints to Pauls fate in her other cases—especially that of a missing girl in the gritty 1980s East Village and a modern-day miniature horse theft in Marin.
Setting: San Francisco; Marin County