Murphy Blue by Linda Hahn
Approx. 27,460 words.
Published on December 15, 2010.
When a crime is committed nearby, Murphy is the logical choice to take the rap. The law thinks so and the neighborhood agrees. Nicholas is horrified when charges are filed and does his utmost to get Murphy safely off the hook. But safety is not to be for the poor, hard-luck bastard Murphy, who's on the superhighway to death row.