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The Flinch Factor

(2013)
(The eighth book in the Rachel Gold series)
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Several years have passed since we last saw Rachel Gold. The stunning and savvy attorney was then engaged to be married. Since that time she has become a mother and a much-grieving widow, and now she is embroiled in a lost cause - the Frankenstein case - representing a blue-collar neighborhood fighting a powerful developer intent on bulldozing their homes to erect a swanky gated community. Who's pushing her here? Her mother, of course.

Rachel's strategy will be based on a wild card: the judge on the case - a judge so wacky that he's known to the Saint Louis bar as the Flinch Factor, as in the spawn of Judge Judy and Pee-wee Herman.

Rachel has also gained a new client: Susannah, sister of Nick Moran, heartthrob of every woman whose kitchen he remodeled. Nick has been murdered, found slumped on the front seat of his pickup along an isolated lane known to the vice squad as Gay Way, his pants unzipped, a coil of rubber tubing on the seat, an empty syringe on the floor. His female groupies are stunned, to say the least - Nick gay? No way. Susannah seeks out Rachel, convinced that her brother wasn't gay or a druggie and that his death was not an accident.

Although Susannah seems the classic blindly adoring younger sister, a skeptical Rachel agrees to check it out. To her surprise, she turns up facts and witnesses suggesting that maybe, just maybe, Nick's death was staged to look like an overdose during sex. Things then rapidly grow darker in what increasingly becomes a real Frankenstein of a case.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"...a clever engrossing legal thriller punctuated by sharp humor and many unexpected developments." - Scott Turow


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Hardback Editions

June 2013 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Flinch Factor: A Rachel Gold Mystery (Rachel Gold Mysteries)
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
ISBN: 1-4642-0140-4 / 978-1-4642-0140-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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Paperback Editions

May 2016 : Paperback
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Title: The Flinch Factor: A Rachel Gold Mystery
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
ISBN: 1-5252-1934-0 / 978-1-5252-1934-4
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June 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Flinch Factor (Rachel Gold Mysteries)
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
ISBN: 1-4642-0142-0 / 978-1-4642-0142-4 (USA edition)
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June 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Flinch Factor (Rachel Gold Mysteries)
Author(s): Michael Kahn
ISBN: 1-4642-0141-2 / 978-1-4642-0141-7 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

June 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Flinch Factor (Rachel Gold Mysteries)
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
ISBN: 1-4708-8201-9 / 978-1-4708-8201-3 (USA edition)
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June 2013 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Flinch Factor (Rachel Gold Mysteries, Book 8)
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
ISBN: 1-4708-8200-0 / 978-1-4708-8200-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2013 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Flinch Factor (Rachel Gold Mysteries, Book 8)
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
ISBN: 1-4708-8198-5 / 978-1-4708-8198-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Flinch Factor: A Rachel Gold Mystery, Book 8
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Flinch Factor: A Rachel Gold Mystery, Book 8
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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June 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Flinch Factor: A Rachel Gold Mystery, Book 8
Author(s): Michael A Kahn
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2013 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Flinch Factor (A Rachel Gold Mystery Book 8)
Author(s): Michael Kahn
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU