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The Baxter Trust

(1988)
(The first book in the Steve Winslow Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Sexy young Sheila Benton loses a multi-million dollar trust if she's involved in any scandal, so it probably would have been wiser not to do drugs, run around with a married man, and find a dead blackmailer on her kitchen floor. Defending her from a murder charge is a tough first case for attorney Steve Winslow, particularly since her trustee won't pay him, and he can't afford to quit his day job, driving a cab.

" ...smart, agreeable mystery...The likable Winslow proves a clever, thorough investigator and an entertaining trial lawyer. Hailey brings his plot threads together with finesse." - Publishers Weekly

"Hailey has done a fine job of detailing a murder mystery that contains some of the best courtroom dialogue put down in a very long time. His scenes out of court are good, but those taking place in court are superb." - Phil Thomas, Associated Press

"Truly outrageous legal high jinks overlaying an original plot concept—plus, Winslow is fun to be around." - Kirkus Reviews

"A winning tale of intrigue with a smash ending." - United Press International

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for J P Hailey's The Baxter Trust

Hardback Editions

1900 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Baxter Trust
Author(s): J P Hailey
ISBN: 1-55611-090-1 / 978-1-55611-090-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dutton
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Paperback Editions

December 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Baxter Trust
Author(s): J P Hailey
ISBN: 0-7592-4105-8 / 978-0-7592-4105-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: e-reads.com
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April 1989 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Baxter Trust
Author(s): J P Hailey
ISBN: 1-55802-404-2 / 978-1-55802-404-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lynx Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Baxter Trust (Steve Winslow Mystery Book 1)
Author(s): Parnell Hall
Publisher: Parnell Hall
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