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The Lock and the Key

(1948)
(Run Thief Run)
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For Tommy Ralls, a Death Valley suicide seems the only possibility. The wife he loves has left him: her first love is money. But then Ralls is offered money - fifty thousand dollars - for a special job. The trouble is that to complete this job he must turn killer, and the victim is someone he knows. Ralls takes the assignment - on his own terms - only to find himself the pursued.

Genre: Mystery

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January 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Run, Fool, Run (Linford Mystery)
Author(s): Frank Gruber
ISBN: 0-7089-7646-8 / 978-0-7089-7646-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford (Large Print)
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April 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Lock and the Key (Linford Mystery)
Author(s): Frank Gruber
ISBN: 0-7089-7486-4 / 978-0-7089-7486-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford (Large Print)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA