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The Cocktail Waitress

(2012)
A novel by

 
 
Grieving widow or black widow?

The day Joan Medford buried her husband was a fateful one - because before the day was out she'd meet the two men who would change her life forever. Forced to take a job waitressing to support herself and her child, Joan finds herself caught between the handsome young schemer whose touch she comes to crave and the wealthy older man whose touch repels her... but who otherwise would make a tempting husband number two. It's a classic Cain triangle - brutal and sexual and stark - that can only end in death. But for whom, the guilty...or the innocent?

The final novel written by James M. Cain and never before published, The Cocktail Waitress is a testament to the enduring power of one of the most acclaimed novelists of the 20th century. The author of unforgettable noir classics such as Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, and The Postman Always Rings Twice, Cain's work remains as impossible to put down today as when first written, and will leave even jaded modern readers breathless.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

September 2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime)
Author(s): James M Cain
ISBN: 1-78116-032-5 / 978-1-78116-032-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : UK Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress
Author(s): James M Cain
ISBN: 1-78116-780-X / 978-1-78116-780-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime Novels)
Author(s): James M Cain
ISBN: 1-78116-034-1 / 978-1-78116-034-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Titan Books
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Audio Editions

July 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress Low Price CD
Author(s): James Cain
ISBN: 0-06-228625-0 / 978-0-06-228625-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAudio
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August 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Cocktail Waitress Unabridged CD, The
Author(s): James Cain
ISBN: 0-06-220906-X / 978-0-06-220906-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperAu
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September 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress
Author(s): James M Cain
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


September 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress
Author(s): James M Cain
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime)
Author(s): James M Cain
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Availability: Amazon UK   


September 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Cocktail Waitress (Hard Case Crime Book 109)
Author(s): James M Cain
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA