The Wrong Time For A Killing
by Charles Moore
Private detective Franc Donahue, with a stroke of (bad) luck, is the first person to the scene of a multiple murder. It's not his case,he's not interested, no one has hired him to solve it but events keep dragging him in to it.
Set in Madison, a fictional northeast Tennessee town, on the edge of the southern Appalachian Mountains, in the current era.