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A safe place for dying

Author: Jack Fredrickson
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An extortion letter arrives at Crystal Waters, one of Chicago's wealthiest gated communities. It makes no specific threats, gives no instructions, demands only that $50,000 be gotten ready--chump change for an enclave where the cheapest house is worth three million. It's easy to see it as harmless--a note from a nut. Then a mansion explodes. The homeowners panic, and want it hushed up. If word gets out that a bomber  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Fredrickson
ISBN: 0312351682 9780312351687
OCLC Number: 69680151
Description: 296 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jack Fredrickson.
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An extortion letter arrives at Crystal Waters, one of Chicago's wealthiest gated communities. Shortly thereafter, a mansion blows up. The residents want answers fast before another residence turns to  Read more...

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" Jack Fredrickson has created a marvelous investigator in Dek Elstrom . . . the spare, crackling dialogue reminded me of Robert B. Parker's early Spenser tales. A wildly satisfying ride." - Jeremiah Read more...

 
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