Stock Image

The Big Killing

WILSON, Robert

ISBN 10: 0002325225 / ISBN 13: 9780002325226
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, 1996
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Partners & Crime Mystery Booksellers (New York, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 5, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 100.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 7.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Fine first UK edition of author's 2nd Bruce Medway novel. We love these books, set in Benin (formerly Dahomey) West Africa. Think of a contemporary Travis McGee - a fixer, in short - set in a much tougher neighborhood than Ft. Lauderdale. Bookseller Inventory # 0804010006

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Big Killing

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

About this title

Synopsis:

In this second novel of the Bruce Medway series, our hero, a go-between and "fixer" for traders in steamy West Africa, smells trouble when a porn merchant asks him to deliver a video at a secret location. Things look up, though, when he's hired to act as minder to Ron Collins, a spoiled playboy looking for diamonds in the Ivory Coast. Medway thinks this could be the answer to his cashflow crisis. But when the video delivery leads to a shootout and the discovery of a mutilated body, he wants out. Obligations keep Medway fixed in the Ivory Coast and he is soon caught up in a terrifying cycle of violence. Unless he can get to the bottom of the mystery, Medway knows that for the savage killer out there in the African night, he is the next target.

From the Back Cover:

The second in a series of critically acclaimed novels set in West Africa by the award-winning author of A SMALL DEATH IN LISBON

Bruce Medway, a go-between and "fixer" for traders in steamy West Africa, smells trouble when a porn merchant asks him to deliver a video at a secret location. Things look up, though, when he's hired to act as minder to Ron Collins, a spoiled playboy looking for diamonds in the Ivory Coast. Medway thinks the job could be an answer to his cashflow crisis, but when the video delivery leads to a shootout and the discovery of a mutilated body, he wants out. Soon, he is caught in a terrifying cycle of violence. Unless he can get to the bottom of the mystery, Medway knows that for the savage killer out there in the African night, he is the next target.

Robert Wilson, a graduate of Oxford University, is the author of seven novels. He has worked in shipping, advertising, and trading in Africa, and has lived in Greece and West Africa. He currently lives in Portugal and Oxford, England.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

ORDERING INFORMATION: In US dollars. Phone orders
are accepted. New York State Residents add 8.25% sales tax.

BEST HOURS TO ORDER: via email 24x7.

SHIPPING: By UPS in the USA. First book $7.50, and $1.00 each additional book. Insurance is optional:
add $0.75 for orders to $50.00; $1.60 for orders to $100.00; $2.40 for orders over $100.00. A street
address is required as UPS will not deliver to post office boxes. International shipping may require a
separate quote.

All books subject to prior sale...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 3 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required. Overseas shipping may require a separate quote, depending on your preferences.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal