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The Xavier Affair

(1969)
(A book in the Captain Jose Da Silva series)
A novel by

 
A quartet of kidnappers make the mistake of hiring Da Silva as their driver

Chico Xavier needs cash. His father has cut off his allowance, and for a student with expensive taste this is a death sentence. He and his friends arrange to kidnap one of their school friends who allows himself to be taken in exchange for a cut of the ransom. Two days of criminal behavior and they'll all live happily ever after - or Chico thinks.

To store the victim of their faked kidnapping, Chico's girlfriend pays a taxi driver for the use of his house. But the driver is no ordinary cabbie - he is Captain Jose Da Silva of Interpol. He can't tell if Chico's scheme will turn out to be tragedy or farce, and so he plays along, hoping to save the kidnappers from themselves.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play
 

Hardback Editions

January 1974 : UK Hardback
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Title: Xavier Affair ([Detective])
Author(s): Robert L Fish
ISBN: 0-7091-3861-X / 978-0-7091-3861-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 1969 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Xavier Affair: A Jose Da Silva Novel
Author(s): Robert L Fish
ISBN: 0-399-10892-0 / 978-0-399-10892-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group
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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Xavier Affair (The Captain Jose Da Silva Mysteries)
Author(s): Robert L Fish
ISBN: 1-78497-345-9 / 978-1-78497-345-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mysterious Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

July 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Xavier Affair
Author(s): Robert L Fish
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

June 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Xavier Affair (The Captain Jose Da Silva Mysteries)
Author(s): Robert L Fish
Publisher: mysteriouspress.com
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Xavier Affair (The Captain Jose Da Silva Mysteries Book 8)
Author(s): Robert L Fish
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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