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Fifty Grand

(2009)
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This knockout punch of a thriller from a critically acclaimed author follows a young Cuban detective's quest for vengeance against her father's killer in a Colorado mountain town

A man is killed in a hit-and-run on a frozen mountain road in the town of Fairview, Colorado. He is an illegal immigrant in a rich Hollywood resort community not unlike Telluride. No one is prosecuted for his death and his case is quietly forgotten.

Six months later another illegal makes a treacherous run across the border. Barely escaping with her life and sanity intact, she finds work as a maid with one of the employment agencies in Fairview. Secretly, she begins to investigate the shadowy collision that left her father dead.

The maid isn't a maid. And she's not Mexican, either. She's Detective Mercado, a police officer from Havana, and she's looking for answers: Who killed her father? Was it one of the smooth- talking Hollywood types? Was it a minion of the terrifying county sheriff? And why was her father, a celebrated defector to the United States, hiding in Colorado as the town ratcatcher?

Adrian McKinty's live-wire prose crackles with intensity as we follow Mercado through the swells of emotion and violence that lead up to a final shocking confrontation.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 0-8050-8900-4 / 978-0-8050-8900-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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Paperback Editions

June 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Fifty Grand
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 0-312-42981-9 / 978-0-312-42981-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fifty Grand
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-84668-741-1 / 978-1-84668-741-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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June 2010 : Paperback
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Title: Fifty Grand
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Picador
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July 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Fifty Grand
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-84668-723-3 / 978-1-84668-723-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
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Audio Editions

April 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-4332-9248-3 / 978-1-4332-9248-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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April 2009 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-4332-9245-9 / 978-1-4332-9245-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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April 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-4332-9246-7 / 978-1-4332-9246-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2009 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
ISBN: 1-4332-9249-1 / 978-1-4332-9249-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


April 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


April 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2009 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Fifty Grand: A Novel of Suspense
Author(s): Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU