Bill Pronzini. Breakdown (1991) 230 pp.
One dark night outside a factory on the outskirts of San Francisco,
a Cadillac Seville runs down and kills one of the owners, Frank Hanauer.
His business partner and friend, Thomas Lujack, is being accused of the
crime. Thomas hires the “Nameless Detective” to find out who is trying
to frame him and why?