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Death in High Places
Nicky Horn eludes a hit man whose been hired by the father of his best friend, Patrick Hanratty, after Patrick dies in a mountain-climbing accident for which everyone blames Nicky. In Death in High Places [ISBN 978-0-312-57353-9], Jo Bannister tells us the story of Nicky Horn, before, during and after he climbs one of Alaska's more difficult slopes. Nicky Horn and Patrick Hanratty are best friends and mountain climbing partners. They've done many dif...
Echoes Of Lies
St. Martin's, Dec 2001, 23.95, 320 pp. ISBN: 0312284322 Following her divorce, Brodie Farrell opens up the Look For Something? Shop. Brodie takes on clients seeking to find things or people. When a woman asks Brodie to find a man, she agrees to accept the case because the client insists the person in the picture conned her out of money. A few days later, Brodie locates the mark and provides the information to her customer. Not long ...
Reflections
St. Martin's, Dec 2003, 22.95, 240 pp. ISBN 031231938x In the small English town of Dimmock is located the store, “Looking For Something?” owned and operated by Brodie Farrell. She hunts for things that people want but are unable to find. She makes it a practice to never look for people because the one time she did, she almost got somebody killed. When Hugo Daws comes into her place of business asking to locate his sister in law's sister she a...
The Depths of Solitude
St. Martin's, Dec 2004, 23.95, 279 pp. ISBN: 0312337124 Math teacher Daniel Hood and his friend Brodie Farrell, owner of Looking for Something, argued whether Daniel needed to kill the homicidal Daws children (see REFLECTIONS). Their spat led to the end of their friendship as Daniel, feeling betrayed, cut his ties with Brodie before vanishing. Though her business of finding things, raising a young daughter by herself, and dating Detective Super...

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The Hireling's Tale
Detective Inspector Frank Shapiro, and his two chief investigators, Liz Graham and Cal Donovan, investigate the murders of a prostitute, a homeless man, and a sheep in and near the small town of Castlemere, England. DETAILED REVIEW In The Hireling's Tale [ISNB 0-373-2677-5] Philip Kendall, Sales Director for Bespoke Engineering, has organized an international conference for his customers near Mere Basin, in the small town of Castlemere. It's “…his bigge...
True Witness
St. Martin's, Dec 2002, 23.95, 304 pp. ISBN 0312308175 Ten years ago in the English town of Dimmock, three teens were raped and killed. Their murderer is never brought to justice. Though the police knew who the killer was, but they lacked solid evidence to link him to the crimes. In the present, Daniel Hood sees two men running on Dimmock Pier when he witnesses one of the men hit the other before throwing his body in the water. Daniel jumps...