Detective Gabriel Wager of the Denver Police Department investigates the Rare Things Import Shop because of a tip that it was a front for marijuana smugglers who were spposedly smuggling the weed in at the rate of five-hundred to a thousand pounds a week. Alvarez was professional--and slippery. And Wager, working with a new partner, Detective Denby, wasn't finding that very easy, either.
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Winner of the Mystery Writers of America "Edgar" for Best First Novel (1976), first in the eleven titles of the "Gabe Wager" series of police procedurals.About the Author:
Rex Burns is the author of more than a dozen mystery novels. He has worked for the District Attorney's office in Denver, and the Denver Police Force aided him in his research for this novel.
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Book Description Harper & Row, 1975. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060105763
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