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Sound of Blood

(2012)
(The first book in the Jake Scarne series)
A novel by

 
 
A private investigator is torn between duty and the woman he loves!***"IF YOU LIKE HARD-BOILED ACTION, MEMORABLE VILLAINS AND TWISTY PLOTS, THE JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS NEVER DISAPPOINT!" (John Crudele, New York Post); "A LAWRENCE DE MARIA TITLE GIVES YOU MORE BANG FOR YOUR BUCK THAN JUST ABOUT ANYTHING IN THE BOOK MARKETPLACE TODAY." (Florida Weekly); "A MASTER OF THRILLER DIALOGUE." (Washington Independent Review of Books); "WHILE DE MARIA MAY HAVE BEEN AN AWARD-WINNING FINANCIAL REPORTER, HE'S AN AWFULLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL." (Naples Daily News)***Bodies pile up from coast to coast as a private investigator probes a reporter's grisly death. Uncovering a web of murder, sex, fraud and political corruption, he makes the mistake of falling in love with the beautiful, amoral woman who is the power behind the throne of a rogue billionaire. Together, the lovers set off a chain reaction of revenge that puts them in the crosshairs of brutal mobsters. If you like thrilling action, crackling dialogue and a tragic love story you won't soon forget, then SOUND OF BLOOD, the first novel in the Jake Scarne series, is for you!***MORE CRITICAL RAVES:"Real women, real villains and real heroes make Lawrence De Maria's SOUND OF BLOOD a terrific read." (JANET EVANOVICH); "Fast, funny and furious, featuring a femme fatale for the ages and a shocking ending, SOUND OF BLOOD is as good a financial thriller as you can find in today's fiction." (John Crudele, NEW YORK POST); "SOUND OF BLOOD is a rollicking good adventure mystery with all the essential ingredients: an intrepid private eye, bizarre murders, international intrigue, missing documents, gorgeous women and slippery financial dealings. For those who enjoy dialog of the jocular irony-exaggeration genre, De Maria is a master." (WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF BOOKS)

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

December 2018 : Paperback
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Title: SOUND OF BLOOD: A JAKE SCARNE THRILLER: 1 (JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS)
Author(s): Lawrence De Maria
ISBN: 1-79171-706-3 / 978-1-79171-706-3
Publisher: Independently published
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May 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Sound of Blood: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller: 1 (JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS)
Author(s): Lawrence De Maria
ISBN: 1-4700-0868-8 / 978-1-4700-0868-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Kindle Editions

December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: SOUND OF BLOOD (JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 1)
Author(s): Lawrence De Maria
Publisher: St. Austin's Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA