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New Hope for the Dead

Willeford, Charles Ray

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ISBN 10: 0312567618 / ISBN 13: 9780312567613
Published by St. Martin's, New York, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Jacket is bright, spine just a touch sunned. One page nicked along bottom edge. Jacket is only a little bit stressed at extremities, and has just one tiny tear. Superior copy of this title. Bookseller Inventory # 18797

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Title: New Hope for the Dead

Publisher: St. Martin's, New York

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition/First Printing.

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Synopsis:

Miami detective Hoke Moseley is impeded in his pursuit of a psychopathic killer by his superior, his two teenage daughters, and his Cuban partner

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Miami homicide detective Hoke Moseley is called to a posh Miami neighborhood to investigate a lethal overdose. There he meets the alluring stepmother of the decedant, and begins to wonder about dating a witness. Meanwile, he has been threatened with suspension by his ambitious new chief unless he leaves his beloved, if squalid, suite at the El Dorado Hotel, and moves downtown. With free housing hard to come by, Hoke is desperate to find a new place to live. His difficulties are only amplified by an assignment to re-investigate fifty unsolved murders, the unexpected arrival of his two teenage daughters, and a partner struggling with an unwanted pregnancy. With few options and even fewer dollars, he decides that the suspicious and beautiful stepmother of the dead junkie might be a compromised solution to all of his problems.

Packed with atmosphere and humor, New Hope for the Dead is a classic murder mystery by one of the true masters of the genre. Now back in print, Charles Willeford’s tour de force is an irresistible invitation to become acquainted with one of the greatest detective characters of all time.

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