The Bookwoman's Last Fling: A Cliff Janeway Novel

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Traveling to Idaho to look at rare first-edition books, private investigator Cliff Janeway is disturbed by a horse trainer owner's untimely death, a case that brings Janeway to the California Races at Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita Park. By the author of Sign of the Book. 100,000 first printing.

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John Dunning has revealed some of book collecting’s most shocking secrets in his bestselling series of crime novels featuring Cliff Janeway: Booked to Die, which won the prestigious Nero Wolfe award; The Bookman’s Wake, a New York Times Notable Book; and the New York Times bestsellers The Bookman’s Promise, The Sign of the Book, and The Bookwoman’s Last Fling. He is also the author of the Edgar Award-nominated Deadline, The Holland Suggestions, and Two O’Clock, Eastern Wartime. An expert on rare and collectible books, he owned the Old Algonquin Bookstore in Denver for many years. He lives in Denver, Colorado. Visit OldAlgonquin.com.

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George Guidall gives his usual polished performance in this installment of the Cliff Janeway mystery series. The cop-turned-bookman is hired to appraise the book collection of the newly dead widow of a deceased horse trainer. Murder soon occurs, and we follow Janeway into the world of Idaho horse breeding and California racetracks. Guidall shines in his characterizations of hysterical women, old drunks, irate rich people, and all the other denizens of the horse world, who prove to be an interesting and untrustworthy lot. His voicing of Janeway--Guidall has read four previous books in the series--is bemused, intelligent, and intriguingly world-weary. And his pacing, as ever, is superb. R.E.K. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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