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The So Blue Marble (Black Dagger Crime)

Hughes, Dorothy B.

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ISBN 10: 0862207096 / ISBN 13: 9780862207090
Published by Prescott Pr, 1987
Condition: Good Hardcover
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1987 edition. Jacket in Very Good condition, price unclipped. Jacket in mylar sleeve. Minor moisture damage to page edges near the back of book. Family owned since 1989. Selling online since 1995. Exceptional shopping experience, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000584685

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Title: The So Blue Marble (Black Dagger Crime)

Publisher: Prescott Pr

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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[Read by Gabrielle de Cuir]

An actress finds herself caught between her ex-husband and a pair of murderous twins

At the age of twenty-four, Griselda Satterlee has already lived two lifetimes. A star of the silver screen, she gives up Hollywood after a year and moves to New York to become a designer. While her ex-husband, Con, is out of town, she is staying in his apartment. Walking back one night, she meets two cheerful young men who want to go home with her - and won't take no for an answer.

David and Danny are twins, and they are the most beautiful men Griselda has ever seen. They are also the most dangerous. They want something from her: a lustrous blue marble, which they insist is in Con's apartment. Though they leave without hurting her, Griselda knows that next time, they won't be so amiable. To save herself, she must discover the secret of the marble - a secret with death at its core.

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Dorothy B. Hughes (1904-1993) was a mystery author, award-winning poet, and literary critic. She published fourteen novels, the best known of which are In a Lonely Place and Ride the Pink Horse. Both were made into successful films. Her work had a major influence on other mystery writers of the postwar era, and the movies they inspired remain among the most respected of their genre. She was especially influential on the next two generations of female mystery writers. In the early 1950s, she largely stopped writing fiction, preferring to focus on criticism. She reviewed mysteries for the Los Angeles Times, New York Herald Tribune, and other papers and earned an Edgar Award for Outstanding Mystery Criticism. In 1978, the Mystery Writers of America presented her with the Grand Master Award for literary achievement.

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