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The Book of Virtue

(The first book in the Bibliomysteries series)
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With his hated father dead, a man's life takes a dangerous turn.

He doesn't cry when his father, Frank, dies. The old man was an abusive, self-absorbed drunk, and when cancer takes him to his deathbed, his son is there to watch. At Frank's final moment he leans over and whispers in his ear, letting the dying man know that he's glad to see him go.

His only inheritance is a heavy, leather-bound book. He has never seen it before, and has trouble believing that his brutal, ignorant father ever touched something so beautiful. But the volume is well-thumbed, full of aphorisms and advice written in the dead man's hand. Soon after he reads it, the son finds his life spiraling out of control. If he doesn't want to follow Daddy to the grave, he had best heed the lessons of the book.

Genre: Mystery

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Audio Editions

January 2017 : USA MP3 CD

Title: Book of Virtue, The (Bibliomysteries)
Author(s): Ken Bruen
ISBN: 1-5366-4245-2 / 978-1-5366-4245-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

May 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Book of Virtue (Death Sentences: Short Stories to Die 1)
Author(s): Ken Bruen
Publisher: Head of Zeus
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November 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition

Title: The Book of Virtue (Bibliomysteries 1)
Author(s): Ken Bruen
Publisher: Road
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