BOOKED FOR A HANGING.

Crider, Bill

ISBN 10: 0312081499 / ISBN 13: 9780312081492
Published by New York: St Martin's, 1992. dj
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SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. The sixth mystery featuring Texas Sheriff Dan Rhodes - a bibliomystery involving the death of a rare book dealer. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 52182

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Title: BOOKED FOR A HANGING.

Publisher: New York: St Martin's, 1992. dj

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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A rare-book dealer found swinging from a rope in Claflin County sets newlywed Dan Rhodes on an investigation that sends him into a world peopled by the wealthy and manipulative. By the author of The Texas Capitol Murders.

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Down-home humor, rural shenanigans and sait-of-the-earth characters make up for predictability in this enjoyable, albeit unsurprising, tale. In his sixth outing (after Evil at the Root), Sheriff Dan Rhodes of Blacklin County, Texas, finds the body of book dealer Simon Graham hanging from the rafters of an old college building he had planned to restore. Graham's business partner, his erstwhile girlfriend and a rival book dealer all lay claim to a copy of Poe's Tamerlane, a rare collection of poetry worth $250,000, which Graham had purportedly discovered. At the same time, Rhodes deals with a rancher whose cattle has been stolen, a man who frequents a local restaurant naked, the introduction of computers to the sheriff's office and his recent marriage. Balanced, agreeable and ambling apply equally to Crider's story and his hero.
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