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Hit and Run

(1997)
(The ninth book in the Lt. Joe Dante series)
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Detective Joe Dante lives in a downtown loft and hangs with an uptown crowd. A cop who doesn't act, talk, or play like other cops, Dante's got Brooklyn-bred street smarts and a half-finished Ph.D. dissertation on his bookshelf. But when a man is struck down by a car outside a posh Manhattan hotel, Dante is plunged into a world like no other he's ever seen.

The victim was a corporate executive. The killer was a hit-and-run driver. And when Dante and his team investigate the accident, they find a billion-dollar stock-market deal and the tracks of a Wall Street financier gone missing from his Sutton Place co-op.

Now Dante is putting together the jagged pieces of a puzzle of sex, money, ambition, and high-tech fraud. It's a hunt that will take him from the pinnacle of high finance to Manhattan's meanest streets. Because Detective Joe Dante is chasing a man who has a thirty-eight-million-dollar motive for murder--multiple murder--and the cunning to get away wit

    

Praise for this book

"Nobody describes a tough cop in a tough city better than Christopher Newman." - Donald E Westlake


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Paperback Editions

May 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hit and Run (Lt. Joe Dante) (Volume 9)
Author(s): Christopher Newman
ISBN: 1-61232-961-6 / 978-1-61232-961-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Speaking Volumes, LLC
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November 1997 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Hit and Run
Author(s): Christopher Newman
ISBN: 0-440-22263-X / 978-0-440-22263-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dell
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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Hit and Run (Lt. Joe Dante Series Book 9)
Author(s): Christopher Newman
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
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