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Do or Die

(The fourth book in the Mali Anderson series)
A novel by


"Grace is a gifted writer who has mastered her craft. This is the best crime fiction about Harlem since Chester Himes."
Eleanor Taylor Bland

"With style, and her wise and elegant sleuth, Grace Edwards captures the mood and bittersweet flavor of contemporary Harlem."
Valerie Wilson Wesley

A songbird is silenced ... by murder.

With her soulful voice and delicate beauty, Starr Hendrix seemed destined to live up to her name and hit it big as a jazz singer. But her career ended before it began, and Mali's father offered Starr a second chance by giving her top billing as singer for his popular jazz band's latest show. Mali isn't surprised when Starr doesn't show — but everyone is shocked when the troubled woman is found savagely murdered....

The prime suspect is a low-life pimp with a grudge against Starr. But then the pimp stops a bullet — and everyone suspects Starr's devastated father of exacting his own revenge. Mali vows to use her experience as a former cop to find the real killer. Her search will take her in and out of the "three B's" of Harlem: the beauty shops, barbershops, and the bars. But it will also lead Mali directly into the path of a killer — one who, if not stopped, will almost surely strike again....

Genre: Mystery
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Used availability for Grace F Edwards's Do or Die

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Hardback Editions

July 2000 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Do or Die: A Mali Anderson Mystery
Author(s): Grace F Edwards
ISBN: 0-385-49248-0 / 978-0-385-49248-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

May 2001 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Do or Die
Author(s): Grace F Edwards
ISBN: 0-553-58058-2 / 978-0-553-58058-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crimeline
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Kindle Editions

February 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Do or Die
Author(s): Grace F Edwards
Publisher: Crimeline
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