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Ash & Bone: A Frank Elder Mystery

Harvey, John

ISBN 10: 0151011397 / ISBN 13: 9780151011391
Published by Harcourt, 2005
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st US Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by author on a bookplate on front end page (signature only). $25.00 price present on DJ flap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 020103

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Title: Ash & Bone: A Frank Elder Mystery

Publisher: Harcourt

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

In the depths of his Cornish hideaway, retired Detective Inspector Frank Elder's solitary life is disturbed by a call from his estranged wife, telling him his seventeen-year-old daughter, Katherine, is running wild, unbalanced by the abduction and rape he feels he should have prevented. Meanwhile, in the heart of London, the takedown of a violent criminal goes badly, and Detective Sergeant Maddy Birch is uneasy about the reasons why, an uneasiness that is compounded when she starts to believe she is being stalked.

Maddy and Frank have a connection, a brief and clumsy encounter years before that has left a trace of lingering regret. In Ash & Bone their lives connect again when a second phone call persuades the unsettled, unhappy Elder out of retirement, only to find that a cold case has a devastating present-day impact.

About the Author:

JOHN HARVEY is the author of the richly praised sequence of ten Charlie Resnick novels, the first of which, Lonely Hearts, was named by the Times (London) as one of the 100 Best Crime Novels of the Century. Flesh & Blood, the first novel featuring Frank Elder, won the British Crime Writers' Association's Silver Dagger Award. Harvey lives in Great Britain.

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