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Past Crimes

(2015)
(The first book in the Van Shaw Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Novel
Barry Awards Best First Novel (nominee)
Edgar Awards Best First Book (nominee)
Macavity Awards Best First Book
If my grandfather's letter had stopped at the comma, I would have tossed it in the trash...I would have mentally told the old man to stick it, if it hadn't been for the last three words. If you can...Van Shaw was raised to be a thief, but at the age of eighteen he abruptly abandoned the illicit life and joined the US Army, leaving behind Seattle and the grandfather who taught him the trade. But after ten years of estrangement, Van's grandfather has suddenly asked him to come home. He does so, only to find his grandfather shot in the head and bleeding out on the kitchen floor. While the police focus on Van as the prime suspect, he plunges back into an underworld he had vowed never return to, putting his criminal sensibilities back to work to ferret out the attacker and unearth the shocking secret of why his grandfather called him home after so many years. But in a violent, high-stakes world where the lines between right and wrong are easily blurred, Van finds that the secrets held by those closest to him are the deadliest of all.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

"A debut novel from a gifted writer with a sure hand. As much fun to read as Lee Child's Jack Reacher." - J A Jance


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Hardback Editions

March 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Past Crimes: A Van Shaw Novel (Van Shaw Novels)
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
ISBN: 0-06-234455-2 / 978-0-06-234455-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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Paperback Editions

March 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Past Crimes (A Van Shaw mystery)
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
ISBN: 0-571-31459-7 / 978-0-571-31459-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2016 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Past Crimes: A Van Shaw Novel (Van Shaw Novels)
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
ISBN: 0-06-234456-0 / 978-0-06-234456-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Past Crimes (A Van Shaw mystery)
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
ISBN: 0-571-31458-9 / 978-0-571-31458-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Past Crimes: Van Shaw, Book 1
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
Publisher: Whole Story AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon   


August 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Past Crimes: Van Shaw, Book 1
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
Publisher: Whole Story AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Past Crimes
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
ISBN: 1-5100-0708-3 / 978-1-5100-0708-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Past Crimes: A Van Shaw Novel
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

March 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Past Crimes (A Van Shaw mystery Book 2)
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   


March 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Past Crimes: A Van Shaw Novel
Author(s): Glen Erik Hamilton
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA