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ASI, a large water fixture company, is planning to acquire Eckert, a small family-owned manufacturer of kitchen appliances. It look like this is an ideal partnership until an arsonist destroys Eckert's business records and an ASI manager is found skewered to death at a trade show. Banker and amateur sleuth John Putnam Thatcher is drawn into a complex web of corporate intrigue as he tries to determine which of the two prospective partners doesn't want to be part of the deal.
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999 What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   nearly 100% Murder of certain profession?    -   businessmen Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   40's-50's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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