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Booked to Die

Dunning, John

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ISBN 10: 0684193833 / ISBN 13: 9780684193830
Editorial: Scribner, NY, 1992
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Librería: Mystery Cove Book Shop (Hulls Cove, ME, Estados Unidos de America)

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An exceptionally fine, bright copy of the 1st printing in Dust Jacket. SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the half title page just days after publication: "For Tanya. Your father's not in here much, to his dismay. But all the people he had to do business with are. Best, John Dunning 1-19-92" Also inscribed on the front endpaper: "Dear Tanya - Here's a bit of my Sordid Past - a fascinating adventure with both squalid and sublime completely intermingled - Love, Stephen Jan 19, 1992." An enigmatic association copy. The first Clifford Janeway bibliomystery. N° de ref. de la librería 146190

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Título: Booked to Die

Editorial: Scribner, NY

Año de publicación: 1992

Encuadernación: hardcover

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Edition.

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First in the Cliff Janeway series from national bestselling author John Dunning.

Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway may not always play by the book, but he is an avid collector of rare and first editions. After a local book scout is killed on his turf, Janeway would like nothing better than to rearrange the suspect’s spine. But the suspect, local lowlife Jackie Newton, is a master at eluding the law, and Janeway’s wrathful brand of off-duty justice costs him his badge.

Turning to his lifelong passion, Janeway opens a small bookshop—all the while searching for evidence to put Newton away. But when prized volumes in a highly sought-after collection begin to appear, so do dead bodies. Now, Janeway’s life is about to start a precarious new chapter as he attempts to find out who’s dealing death along with vintage Chandlers and Twains.

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Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway may not always play by the book, but he's an avid collector of rare and first editions. After a local bookscout is killed on his turf, Janeway would like nothing better than to rearrange the suspect's spine. But the suspect, sleazeball Jackie Newton, is a master at eluding murder convictions. Unfortunately for Janeway, his swift form of off-duty justice costs him his badge.

Turning to his lifelong passion, Janeway opens a small bookshop -- all the while searching for evidence to put Newton away. But when prized volumes in a highly sought-after collection begin to appear, so do dead bodies. Now Janeway's life is about to change in profound and shocking ways as he attempts to find out who's dealing death along with vintage Chandlers and Twains.

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Mystery Cove Book Shop overlooks the ocean in lovely Hulls Cove Maine, just three miles from downtown Bar Harbor and on the edge of Acadia National Park. We have books in all subjects including books on Maine, Acadia National Park & Mount Desert Island, children's literature, history & biography, science & nature, modern literature & classics, science fiction & fantasy, plus a strong collection of crime, mystery and detective fiction.

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