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ISBN 10: 068911625X / ISBN 13: 9780689116254
Published by Atheneum, NY, 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover

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FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1977. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in red on red with gold gilt titles in white and red dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Featuring Homicide Detective Stuart Haydon. Bookseller Inventory # 000966

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Publisher: Atheneum, NY

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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A seemingly routine homicide turns from murder to madness as political terrorism and the death of a beloved partner combine to make this a case police detective Stuart Haydon will never forget

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Houston homicide detective Stuart Haydon is called to investigate a series of particularly gruesome torture murders. The plot quickly escalates into an investigation of massive international intrigue, greed, and corruption in Mexican business and right wing politics. Spiral is a gutsy, realistic, truly top notch thriller and Lindsey's Haydon has depth, sensitivity, and intelligence. Of particular note in this fourth Stuart Haydon novel are the poignant descriptions of the relationship between Haydon and his elderly collie and Haydon's reactions to the loss of his partner. Lindsey's powerful and vivid style enables the reader to taste the food, smell the foliage, sweat with the heat and humidity, and suffer (sometimes almost unbearably) the tension and violence of Houston in the summer. As Robert Parker is to Boston, Lindsey is to Houston. Spiral is very, very good indeed. Jean B. Palmer, Phillips Acad. Lib., Andover, Mass.
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