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In search of mercy : a mystery

Author: Michael Ayoob
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Winner of the Shamus Award for Best First NovelDexter Bolzjak is an ex-hockey goalie who was abducted and tortured by perverted sports fans eight years ago. Now he's muddling along in a Pittsburgh warehouse when he meets an old, terminally ill drunk named Lou Kashon. Lou wants to see his lost love, the actress Mercy Carnahan, and offers Dexter a fortune to find her. Dexter embarks on the search, retracing Mercy's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ayoob
ISBN: 9781429947282 1429947284
OCLC Number: 863538618
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed September 05, 2013).
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Michael Ayoob.

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Winner of the Shamus Award for Best First NovelDexter Bolzjak is an ex-hockey goalie who was abducted and tortured by perverted sports fans eight years ago. Now he's muddling along in a Pittsburgh warehouse when he meets an old, terminally ill drunk named Lou Kashon. Lou wants to see his lost love, the actress Mercy Carnahan, and offers Dexter a fortune to find her. Dexter embarks on the search, retracing Mercy's past online and on foot. Soon, Mercy begins to haunt Dexter, appearing in his dreams while flashbacks to his own traumatic experience plague his waking hours. Dexter persists and follows Mercy's trail to New York, where he finds a voyeuristic film of the actress recorded shortly before her disappearance. Once Dexter connects that film to its source, he finds himself trapped in the ultimate nightmare. Michael Ayoob's first novel offers a captivating new PI and a provocative mystery.

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