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Hard As Nails (First Edition/First Printing, Flat-signed)

Simmons, Dan

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ISBN 10: 0312305281 / ISBN 13: 9780312305284
Editorial: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Minotaur Books, 2003
Usado Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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A very nice, signed copy of the third book in the exhilarating Joe Kurtz series. Simmons is a prolific writer who is not limited to a single genre. Book is in Fine condition, Spine is straight, no dog ears or tears and no markings. Light rolling at base of spine. First Edition, First Printing. Full number line is present. St. Martin's. Minotaur. 2003. DJ is in Fine condition and is Mylar-covered. No chips or tears. Light creasing at head and heel of spine. $24.95 issue price is present. This book was flat-signed to the title page by Dan Simmons at The Poisoned Pen Bookstore in November of 2013. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-11873663007

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Título: Hard As Nails (First Edition/First Printing,...

Editorial: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Minotaur Books

Año de publicación: 2003

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Somewhere in Western New York, there's a remote mountaintop in the moonlight, its dark forests and moon-dappled meadows populated only by corpses. If ex-PI Joe Kurtz doesn't unravel the secret of that place in five days, he'll be one of them.

Everyone seems to want a piece of Kurtz these days and most succeed in getting one. Unknown assailants gun down Kurtz and his female parole officer, giving Kurtz the headache of a lifetime but putting pretty Peg O'Toole on life support. Working his own case through a haze of concussion migraine, Kurtz has to deal with Toma Gonzaga, the gay don who owes Kurtz a blood debt, and Angelina Farino Ferrara, the female don who is after Kurtz's body-or maybe just his head.

And while someone is murdering all the heroin addicts in Buffalo and hauling away the bodies, a serial killer called the Artful Dodger hatches his twisted plan.

In Kurtz's corner is police detective Rigby King, a beautiful woman who had been his young lover when they were both rebellious teenagers in Father Baker's Orphanage. Rigby also has designs on Joe Kurtz, but whether they're aimed at bedding or abetting him, helping him stay alive or simply putting him away for life, Kurtz will have to discover the hard way.

Lightning fast pace and unrelenting action are the hallmarks of this series, but the epic struggle portrayed in this book sets a new standard for crime fiction. Saturated with the ragged-edged aggression of the Buffalo streets, Dan Simmons's Hard As Nails comes down like a hammer smashing a thumb on a cold day.

From the Back Cover:

"There's hard-boiled detective fiction and then there are the Joe Kurtz thrillers from Dan Simmons...Hard As Nails is hard to beat." -Rocky Mountain News

If You're Going To Shoot Joe Kurtz...
Ex-PI Joe Kurtz's survival is on the line when an ambush leaves him badly wounded and his parole officer Peg O'Toole barely clinging to life. Their respective professions have ensured that neither suffers from a shortage of enemies so discovering which of them was the intended target isn't easy. But Kurtz knows who's at the head of his list: Angelina Farino Ferrara, the lethal beauty who leads the Farino crime family, as well as her mob rival, ice cold Toma Gonzaga, who has his own dark history with Kurtz.

You'd Better Shoot To Kill.
The odd thing is, each wants to hire Joe Kurtz to find out who's been waging war beneath the cold gray skies of western New York. Until now, the casualties have been heroin junkies and their dealers. But now, the shootings of Kurtz and O'Toole have drawn the notice of both the newspapers and Buffalo PD Detective Rigby King, who shared Kurtz's tough childhood in a Buffalo orphanage, and who wants to put Kurtz back in prison-or back in her bed. Even Kurtz's jaded past cannot prepare him for what he's about to learn as he finds himself caught in an ever-tightening vise between the wounded and warring mob families and the cops, unaware that a maniac is waiting for his chance to strike...

"The appeal of Mike Hammer, Parker or Burke." -Booklist

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