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The Gift Shop

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A dying fraternity brother draws a wealthy playboy into a bizarre conspiracy.

Bernie staggers off the airplane from Honolulu, a lei around his neck and blood seeping from the wound in his chest. He stumbles to the terminal gift shop, and demands the cashier point him to a payphone. As his life seeps away, Bernie calls Harry Fairchild, his old fraternity brother. Dying or not, he has a job to do.

Harry is a playboy, the scion of an oil-rich family known throughout California. Bernie was in Honolulu working for Harry's father, and he has a message to give the old man before he expires. Baffled, Harry races to the airport, arriving just as Bernie is being taken to the hospital, where he dies on the operating table. Somehow Harry's father is mixed up in the murder, and Harry is going to find out how, even if it means risking a knife to his own gut.

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Paperback Editions

November 1990 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Gift Shop
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
ISBN: 0-8217-3242-0 / 978-0-8217-3242-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Zebra
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Gift Shop
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
Availability: Amazon UK   

February 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Gift Shop
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
Publisher: Road
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