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The Hammett Hex

(2016)
(The fifth book in the Book Collector Mystery series)
A novel by

 
On a getaway to the City by the Bay, book collector Jordan Bingham becomes entangled in a mystery with more twists than Lombard Street . . . Jordan has been able to swing a romantic trip with Officer Tyler "Smiley" Dekker on one condition-she must return with a rare copy of Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest for her irascible employer, Vera Van Alst. For his own part, Smiley is full of surprises. He's a Dashiell devotee himself-excited to be in the city of Hammett's hard-boiled heroes like Sam Spade and the Continental Op-and also announces he plans to visit his previously unmentioned estranged grandmother, who lives in an old Victorian on Telegraph Hill. But the trip goes downhill fast when Jordan is pushed from a cable car and barely escapes death. And when a dark sedan tries to run the couple down, it's clear someone's after them-but who? Just like in Hammett's world, nothing is quite what it seems . . .

Genre: Cozy Mystery    

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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Hammett Hex (A Book Collector Mystery)
Author(s): Victoria Abbott
ISBN: 0-425-28035-7 / 978-0-425-28035-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

October 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: The Hammett Hex (Book Collector Mystery)
Author(s): Victoria Abbott
ISBN: 1-5159-0553-5 / 978-1-5159-0553-0
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2016 : Audio CD
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Title: The Hammett Hex (Book Collector Mystery)
Author(s): Victoria Abbott
ISBN: 1-5159-5553-2 / 978-1-5159-5553-5
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Hammett Hex: Book Collector Mystery Series, Book 5
Author(s): Victoria Abbott
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

October 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Hammett Hex (A Book Collector Mystery)
Author(s): Victoria Abbott
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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