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Close Case

(2005)
(The third book in the Samantha Kincaid series)
A novel by

 
Investigating the brutal murder of a hotshot journalist, Samantha Kincaid finds herself caught in the middle of an increasingly personal-and potentially dangerous-struggle between Portland's police and the DA's office

For Deputy District Attorney Samantha Kincaid's thirty-second birthday, she gets an unusual gift: a homicide call out. The crime scene: the elite Hillside neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. The victim: hotshot investigative reporter Percy Crenshaw, who has been bludgeoned to death in his carport.

Tensions in the city have been running high. The previous week, a police officer shot and killed an unarmed mother of two in what he claims was self-defense; in the aftermath, protestors have waged increasingly agitated anti-police protests. Crenshaw's death, it seems, is not unrelated: within a matter of hours, police arrest two young men who appear to have embarked on a crime spree in the aftermath of the protests. The case looks straightforward, especially when one of the suspects confesses. But then the man recants, claiming coercive police tactics, and Samantha finds herself digging for more evidence. Following Crenshaw's steps, her search leads her through an elaborate maze of connections between the city's drug trade and officers in the bureau's north precinct.

Samantha's pursuit of the truth puts her in the middle of city political battles and on the outs with the cops, including her new live-in boyfriend, Detective Chuck Forbes. Worse yet, the path left by Crenshaw could lead Samantha to the same fatal end.

With Close Case, Alafair Burke delivers her most suspenseful and powerful novel yet.


 
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Hardback Editions

June 2006 : UK Hardback
Title: Close Case (Charnwood Large Print)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-84617-306-X / 978-1-84617-306-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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July 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: Close Case
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 0-7528-6899-3 / 978-0-7528-6899-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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July 2005 : USA Hardback
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 0-8050-7784-7 / 978-0-8050-7784-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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Paperback Editions

August 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Close Case
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 0-7528-7749-6 / 978-0-7528-7749-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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May 2006 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 0-312-94057-2 / 978-0-312-94057-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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May 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-250-03871-5 / 978-1-250-03871-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Close Case
Author(s): Alafair S Burke
ISBN: 0-7528-7694-5 / 978-0-7528-7694-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
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July 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Close Case
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 0-7528-6900-0 / 978-0-7528-6900-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Audio Editions

December 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Series)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-4890-8509-2 / 978-1-4890-8509-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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September 2015 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Series)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-4890-5347-6 / 978-1-4890-5347-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
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September 2011 : Australia Audio CD
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74285-473-7 / 978-1-74285-473-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2011 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74285-474-5 / 978-1-74285-474-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
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June 2011 : Australia Audio CD
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74267-901-3 / 978-1-74267-901-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
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June 2011 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Series)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74267-902-1 / 978-1-74267-902-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2011 : Australia MP3 CD
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74285-043-X / 978-1-74285-043-6 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
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January 2011 : Australia Audio CD
Title: Close Case (MP3-CD)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74267-727-4 / 978-1-74267-727-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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December 2007 : USA Audio edition
Title: Close Case
Author(s): Alafair Burke
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon   

December 2007 : UK Audio edition
Title: Close Case
Author(s): Alafair Burke
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2006 : Australia Audio CD
Title: Close Case: A Samantha Kincaid Mystery
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74093-799-6 / 978-1-74093-799-3 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
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January 2006 : Australia Audio CD
Title: Close Case
Author(s): Alafair Burke
ISBN: 1-74163-508-X / 978-1-74163-508-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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Kindle Editions

September 2013 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Series Book 3)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
Publisher:
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April 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Close Case (Samantha Kincaid Mysteries Book 3)
Author(s): Alafair Burke
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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