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Billingsgate Shoal

Billingsgate Shoal

(1982)
(A book in the Doc Adams series)
A novel by

 
Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel
"Boyer is up there with the best." The Boston Globe

A Doc Adams Thriller, winner of the Edgar Award for Best Mystery Novel of the Year.

First, a fishing trawler runs aground on the Massachusetts shore. Then a young scuba diver sent to investigate the wreck is found dead in the water. Doc Adams, a friend of the dead diver, sets out through the stormy seas and blood-flecked sands of Cape Cod to plumb a murder he should have prevented. There he uncovers a hidden treasure in illegal arms and is nearly killed in the process. Doc lets the world think he's dead, the better to hunt for the killers of his friend. But if he makes a single mistake, he'll be clam chowder.

 
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Used availability for Rick Boyer's Billingsgate Shoal


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Hardback Editions

February 1985 : UK Hardback
Title: Billingsgate Shoal
Author(s): Rick Boyer
ISBN: 0-575-03565-X / 978-0-575-03565-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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April 1982 : USA Hardback
Title: Billingsgate Shoal (Doc Adams Mysteries)
Author(s): Rick Boyer
ISBN: 0-395-32041-0 / 978-0-395-32041-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin (T)
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Paperback Editions

September 1992 : Paperback
Title: Billingsgate Shoal
Author(s): Rick Boyer
ISBN: 9993143863 / 978-9993143864
Publisher: Ivy Books
Availability: Amazon   

November 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Billingsgate Shoal
Author(s): Rick Boyer
ISBN: 0-8041-0551-0 / 978-0-8041-0551-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Fawcett
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August 1985 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Billingsgate Shoal
Author(s): Rick Boyer
ISBN: 0-446-32739-5 / 978-0-446-32739-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Warner Books
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1982 : USA Paperback
Title: Billingsgate Shoal
Author(s): Rick Boyer
ISBN: 0-89340-797-6 / 978-0-89340-797-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: J. Curley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

December 2005 : USA Audio edition
Title: Billingsgate Shoal
Author(s): Rick Boyer
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

September 1997 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Billingsgate Shoal
Author(s): Rick Boyer
ISBN: 0-7861-1202-6 / 978-0-7861-1202-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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