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Title: Off the Chart: A Novel
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: 2003
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition
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Passion and intrigue heat up the Florida Keys as Thorn and Alexandra Rafferty--returning from Blackwater Sound---face down a brutal killer who has kidnapped the daughter of Thorn's best friend.
Before Alexandra came into Thorn's live, there had been Anne Joy, a beautiful woman who, after escaping the violence of her past, found something like happiness in the languid life of the Florida Keys. And her past includes her sadistic brother Vic, now a wealthy rogue businessman who specializes in the hijacking of pleasure boats and who delights in cruelly murdering their owners. Vic is obsessed by his sister and will do whatever it takes to drive her lovers away---even murder. When Vic decides that he must possess the land on which Thorn's beloved home is built, nothing will stand in his way---not even the life of a little girl, the daughter of Thorn's closest friend. From the lushness of the Florida Keys to a nightmare climax on the tropical coast of Central America, Off the Chart is vintage Hall.
Praise for Blackwater Sound
“If violence can be poetic, Hall has the lyric voice for it.”---Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review
“A fine read.”---Washington Post Book World
“Hall keeps the tension high and the surprises coming.”---People magazine (Page Turner of the Week)
“Terrific.” ---Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent and The Burden of Proof
“I believe no one has written more lyrically of the Gulfstream since Ernest Hemingway.” ---James Lee Burke, author of Bitterroot and Purple Cane Road
“A gorgeous and compelling novel.”---Robert Crais, author of L.A. Requiem and Demolition Angel
“Startlingly explosive.”---Dennis Lehane, author of Mystic River and Darkness, Take My Hand
“His best yet.”---Michael Connelly, author of A Darkness More than Night and Angels Flight
“This is a book you can’t put down. . . . James Hall is a treasure waiting to be discovered.”
---Stephen J. Cannell, New York Times bestselling author of The Tin Collectors and The Viking Funeral
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