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The Hour of the Knife

Zukowski, Sharon

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ISBN 10: 0312063725 / ISBN 13: 9780312063726
Edité par St Martins Press, New York, 1991
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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New York: St Martins Press. 1991. F First Edition, First Printing. H Hard Cover. Fine. Signed and inscribed by author on title page: "Dear. Thanks for all your help in getting my books to Foul Play & elsewhere Sharon Zukowski". Signed: I Signed by Author. N° de réf. du libraire 0414079

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Titre : The Hour of the Knife

Éditeur : St Martins Press, New York

Date d'édition : 1991

Reliure : H Hard Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : J Fine

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : F First Edition, First Printing.

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Synopsis :

While on vacation in lazy Dolphin Beach, New York private investigator Blaine Stewart finds an old friend's dead body in her car and is almost run out of town by a strangely hostile sheriff. Reprint. PW.

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Manhattan p.i. Blaine Stewart, following a two-and-a-half-year slide since her husband Jeff's murder, accommodates her law- partner/sister Eileen and heads for a Carolina coast vacation to get a grip on her life. But while in Dolphin Beach, she receives a frantic phone message from her college chum Amanda--who's murdered before she can return the call. A quick check reveals that Amanda's husband Boyd and their computer business, BAJ, were about to go under; also, the sheriff wants Blaine out of town fast; a cop with a clue for her is killed; and she's mugged, sniped at, threatened, and tortured--but pluckily holds on to two secret computer disks that Amanda had hidden for her. Furthermore, Dolphin Beach appears to be a major cocaine drop-site, and someone is leaning heavily on the insurance company to pay off five million on Amanda's life to Boyd. After a few arguments with her sister, Sheriff Price, and a handsome doctor, Blaine solves the murder but is so seriously wounded that she has a textbook-perfect near-death experience--from which husband Jeff sends her back (``You're not ready--it's not your time''). Irritating sibling squabbles, comic-book villains, and ineffective attempts at hard-boiled dialogue: clich‚-riddled debut. -- Copyright ©1991, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

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