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The Star

David Skibbins

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ISBN 10: 0312361939 / ISBN 13: 9780312361938
Published by Thomas Dunne Books, New York, 2007
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Author's first novel. Signed by the author on the title page. A hippie Berkeley, sleuth solves the crime. "A keeper.". Bookseller Inventory # 004746

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Title: The Star

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, New York

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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After two recent encounters with crime, Warren Ritter is determined to live the quiet life, but fate isn't paying any attention. His daughter, Fran, with whom he has only recently become acquainted, is in serious need of his help. She has separated from her husband, Orrin, who has taken their five-month-old son and refuses to give him back. If she challenges him, he will lie about her suitability as a mother. He's a police officer and she is afraid he can get away with it. Things become even more complicated when Orrin is found dead and Fran becomes the prime suspect. Now it's going to take Warren's full store of resources to clear his daughter's name.
David Skibbins's two previous novels have received high praise, both for his unusual and likable sleuth, the "hippie of a certain age" Warren, and the vivid Berkeley setting. With this third installment, Skibbins gives readers another thrilling adventure embellished with the mysteries of the tarot.
 

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David Skibbins won the St. Martin's Press/Malice Domestic Contest for Best First Traditional Mystery Novel with Eight of Swords. He is a certified life coach and lives on the Pacific Coast in California with his brilliant wife and his goofy Portuguese water dog.

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