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Syracuse Codex, The

Nisbet, Jim

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ISBN 10: 093976752X / ISBN 13: 9780939767526
Published by Dennis McMillan Publications, Tucson, Arizona, 2005
Condition: As New Hardcover
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A beautiful volume, published by the famed Dennis McMillan, SIGNED by the author. Nisbet is well-appreciated in France, and he is attracting a cult following in his home country, the U.S. Three copies available. Bookseller Inventory # 100580

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Title: Syracuse Codex, The

Publisher: Dennis McMillan Publications, Tucson, Arizona

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition, SIGNED By the Author.

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Action-packed and witty, this hard-boiled caper is Jim Nisbet at his finest

In The Syracuse Codex, Nisbet returns in a wild tale of skullduggery, mayhem, and history peopled with a rogue’s gallery of the eccentric and unscrupulous.

San Francisco frame maker Danny Kestrel regularly rubs elbows with the rich and immoral at art openings and commissions. But he’s never dreamt of entering their lurid world until Renée Knowles―interior decorator, billionaire’s wife, nymphomaniac―asks for a ride.

When Knowles is murdered soon after their one-night stand, Danny finds himself a prime suspect. Renée’s death has stirred up a hornet’s nest of fabulously crooked and wealthy collectors of black market historical artifacts, all seeking the crown jewel: the eponymous Syracuse Codex, a secret account of Empress Theodora’s illegitimate son. Worse, everyone seems to think Danny has it.

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Jim Nisbet is the author of twelve novels and five books of poetry. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize three times, shortlisted for the Hammett Prize, and published in ten languages. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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