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Estleman, Loren D.

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ISBN 10: 0892966637 / ISBN 13: 9780892966639
Published by Mysterious Press, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1998
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Kathleen Simpson (Simi Valley, CA, U.S.A.)

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A 306 page Amos Walker mystery. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Small remainder mark on top page edges. First edition, first printing. Dust jacket is enclosed in a clear mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # 12946

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Publisher: Mysterious Press, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Remainder

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Fresh from the pages of Never Street, Detroit's private investigator Amos Walker comes between a wealthy, famous, and ailing architect and his young, adulterous wife, on whom he seeks to wreak a terrible vengeance. 15,000 first printing.


"Stuart Lund came in at six-two and three hundred pounds in gray silk tailoring with a large head of wavy yellow hair, blue eyes like wax drippings, and a black chevron-shaped moustache he hadn't bothered to bleach." That description of a lawyer who summons private detective Amos Walker to a secret meeting with Jay Bell Furlong, a world-famous architect who is supposedly dying in Los Angeles, could have come straight from Raymond Chandler. So could characters with names like Royce Grayling and Lynn Arsenault. That's why Chandler fans should rejoice that Loren D. Estleman's Walker--who first appeared in 1997's Never Street--returns in grand style in The Witchfinder. Walking the wickedly hot streets of a Detroit described as vividly and lovingly as Chandler's Los Angeles, Walker searches for the nasty parties who faked a photo that shows Furlong's much younger lady friend in bed with another man, thereby scuttling the architect's last chance for romance. Walker takes a bullet to the head, sneaks out of the hospital too early, and generally behaves as though he hasn't heard that this classic branch of the mystery tree has been declared dead by so-called experts. Other Estleman outings in paperback include Red Highway, Stamping Ground, and Stress.

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