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The Resource Inherit the dead, a novel by Mark Billingham, Lawrence Block, C.J. Box, Ken Bruen, Alafair Burke, Stephen L. Carter, Marcia Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Max Allan Collins, John Connolly, James Grady, Heather Graham, Bryan Gruley, Charlaine Harris, Val McDermid, S. J. Rozan, Jonathan Santlofer, Dana Stabenow, Lisa Unger, Sarah Weinman ; edited by Jonathan Santlofer ; with an introduction by Lee Child and an afterword by Linda Fairstein

Inherit the dead, a novel by Mark Billingham, Lawrence Block, C.J. Box, Ken Bruen, Alafair Burke, Stephen L. Carter, Marcia Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Max Allan Collins, John Connolly, James Grady, Heather Graham, Bryan Gruley, Charlaine Harris, Val McDermid, S. J. Rozan, Jonathan Santlofer, Dana Stabenow, Lisa Unger, Sarah Weinman ; edited by Jonathan Santlofer ; with an introduction by Lee Child and an afterword by Linda Fairstein

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Inherit the dead
Title
Inherit the dead
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Mark Billingham, Lawrence Block, C.J. Box, Ken Bruen, Alafair Burke, Stephen L. Carter, Marcia Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Max Allan Collins, John Connolly, James Grady, Heather Graham, Bryan Gruley, Charlaine Harris, Val McDermid, S. J. Rozan, Jonathan Santlofer, Dana Stabenow, Lisa Unger, Sarah Weinman ; edited by Jonathan Santlofer ; with an introduction by Lee Child and an afterword by Linda Fairstein
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Language
eng
Summary
"TO FIND AN ANGEL, HE MADE A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL. Pericles "Perry" Christo is a PI with a past--a former cop, who lost his badge and his family when a corruption scandal left him broke and disgraced. When wealthy Upper East Side matron Julia Drusilla summons him one cold February night, he grabs what seems to be a straightforward (and lucrative) case. The socialite is looking for her beautiful, aimless daughter, Angelina, who is about to become a very wealthy young woman. But as Christo digs deeper, he discovers there's much more to the lovely "Angel" than meets the eye. Her father, her best friend, her boyfriends all have agendas of their own. Angel, he soon realizes, may be in grave danger. and if Christo gets too close, he just might get caught in the crossfire. This classic noir tale twists and turns down New York's mean streets and along Hamptons' beaches and back roads during a bitterly cold and gray winter where nothing is as it seems and everyone has something to hide. In an inventive storytelling approach, each writer brings his or her distinctive voice to a chapter of Inherit the Dead, building the tension to a shocking, explosive finale"--
Summary
Upper East Side matron Julia Drusilla hires disgraced former NYPD cop Perry Christo find her missing daughter, Angel. Christo soon learns that Angel's father, best friend, and multiple boyfriends all have hidden agendas. Angel’s in grave danger -- and Christo gets too close, he just might wind up in the crossfire. -- Description by Kimberly Burton
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10223170
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DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3600.A1
LC item number
I54 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
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Santlofer, Jonathan
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True
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  • Ex-police officers
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Hard-Boiled
  • FICTION / General
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Inherit the dead, a novel by Mark Billingham, Lawrence Block, C.J. Box, Ken Bruen, Alafair Burke, Stephen L. Carter, Marcia Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Max Allan Collins, John Connolly, James Grady, Heather Graham, Bryan Gruley, Charlaine Harris, Val McDermid, S. J. Rozan, Jonathan Santlofer, Dana Stabenow, Lisa Unger, Sarah Weinman ; edited by Jonathan Santlofer ; with an introduction by Lee Child and an afterword by Linda Fairstein
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Note
"A Touchstone book."
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
855977484
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 265 pages
Isbn
9781451684773
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013028652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
Inherit the dead, a novel by Mark Billingham, Lawrence Block, C.J. Box, Ken Bruen, Alafair Burke, Stephen L. Carter, Marcia Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Max Allan Collins, John Connolly, James Grady, Heather Graham, Bryan Gruley, Charlaine Harris, Val McDermid, S. J. Rozan, Jonathan Santlofer, Dana Stabenow, Lisa Unger, Sarah Weinman ; edited by Jonathan Santlofer ; with an introduction by Lee Child and an afterword by Linda Fairstein
Publication
Note
"A Touchstone book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
855977484
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Extent
viii, 265 pages
Isbn
9781451684773
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013028652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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