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Only Couples Need Apply

Only Couples Need Apply

(1973)
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We open the book to an urban-pastoral scene - a young couple sitting in a diner, enjoying breakfast together, reading the newspaper and looking for an apartment. One can almost hear the bacon and eggs sizzle. But slowly, we find that this unassuming couple is anything but ordinary. They are cold-blooded killers looking for their next victim. For years the script had always been the same. Act One: find a wealthy old woman in need of companionship. Act Two: have lovely, sympathetic Gretchen insinuate herself into the lonely dowager's personal life and financial affairs. Then call in Jay to bring down the final curtain with a cold-blooded smile and a bullet through the unfortunate senior citizen's brain. It looked as if the two killers were in for a long and successful run. But then Jay decided to improvise a little. And suddenly the murderous duo was about to find themselves cast in roles they had never rehearsed--as the victims...

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 1983 : USA Hardback
Title: Only Couples Need Apply
Author(s): Doris Miles Disney
ISBN: 0-88411-841-X / 978-0-88411-841-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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May 1974 : UK Hardback
Title: Only Couples Need Apply ([Suspense])
Author(s): Doris Miles Disney
ISBN: 0-7091-4059-2 / 978-0-7091-4059-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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June 1973 : USA Hardback
Title: Only couples need apply
Author(s): Doris Miles Disney
ISBN: 0-385-02027-9 / 978-0-385-02027-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

August 1988 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Only Couples Need Apply
Author(s): Doris Miles Disney
ISBN: 0-8217-2438-X / 978-0-8217-2438-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Zebra
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June 1974 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Only Couples Need Apply
Author(s): Doris Miles Disney
ISBN: 0-451-05953-0 / 978-0-451-05953-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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