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Hit Time * * * * *SIGNED* * * * *

Yolanda Joe / Ardella Garland

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ISBN 10: 0684873761 / ISBN 13: 9780684873763
Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 2002
Used Condition Fine Hard Cover
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First Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, " Yoland Joe writing as Ardella Garland" on the FULL title page. Unread Fine book in Fine dust jacket. Review Copy with review slip laid in. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in protective clear wrapper. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. Bookseller Inventory # 002778

About this title:

Synopsis:

"Daredevil TV reporter Georgia Barnett returns in another witty, wild, and heart-stopping mystery by Ardella Garland -- pen name of bestselling novelist Yolanda Joe."


Georgia Barnett's live broadcast during an outdoor charity event isn't the only thing making news. Her report is interrupted by a grim discovery: floating in Lake Michigan is the body of Fab Weaver, head of Hit Time Records, one of the most renowned and cutthroat companies on Chicago's Record Row. When suspicion falls on Jimmy Flamingo, a close family friend and down-on-his-luck blues guitarist, Georgia and her twin sister Peaches, nightclub owner and blues singer extraordinaire, quickly get on the case.

While hunting for evidence that will clear Jimmy, Georgia, Peaches, and Georgia's handsome love interest, Detective Doug Eckart, uncover a history of incredible artistry and devastating exploitation in the Chicago music business. Their investigation transports them into a bygone era, when Chicago was the hub of the African-American music scene and Record Row was even more prominent than Motown, giving the world such legends as Etta James and Curtis Mayfield. But while their songs ruled the airwaves and sold millions, many R&B artists of that era -- including Flamingo -- never made millions. As Georgia continues her search for the truth, the legacy of this inequity becomes shockingly apparent.

Clever, fast-paced, and endlessly absorbing, "Hit Time" is a roller-coaster ride of a mystery and an eye-opening look at a controversial slice of America's musical past.

About the Author: Ardella Garland is the pen name of Yolanda Joe, author of the Blackboard bestselling novels Falling Leaves of Ivy; He Say, She Say; This Just In..., and Bebe's By Golly Wow. Joe's first mystery written under the name Ardella Garland was Details at 10. A graduate of Yale University and the Columbia University School of Journalism, she has written for CBS News and WGN Television in Chicago.

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Hit Time * * * * *SIGNED* * * * *

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, NY

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author on Full Title Page

Edition: 1st. Edition, 1st. Printing.

Book Type: Review Copy

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