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Murder Inside the Beltway

(2008)
(Book 24 in the Margaret Truman's Capital Crimes series)
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In an esteemed writing career spanning nearly three decades, Margaret Truman penned twenty-four thrilling Capital Crimes novels, which The Atlanta Journal-Constitution called a 'dazzling series.' Now, in her crowning achievement, Murder Inside the Beltway, Truman brilliantly shows that politics can be not only dirty but downright deadly.

Rosalie Canó, a Washington, D.C., call girl, is found bludgeoned to death in her Adams-Morgan apartment. Investigating the grisly homicide are Walt Hatcher, a tough, sour, intolerant twenty-three-year veteran of the D.C. police department; Detective Mary Hall, who, unhappy with the way women are treated on the force, is conflicted about her career; and rookie cop Matthew Jackson, an introspective young man and the product of a mixed-race marriage, whom Hatcher looks down on.

The murder scene is in a disturbing state of disarray, suggesting that Rosalie had fought to the bitter end. Then Hall discovers a video camera nestled high on a bookshelf. Had the victim taped some of her clients during their sexual liaisons?

As the investigation proceeds, so does business inside the Beltway. President Burton Pyle is running for reelection. His opponent, consummate politician Robert Colgate, is expected to easily defeat Pyle, whose administration has been rife with corruption and scandal. Colgate, though, is not without cracks in his slick exterior. Rumors swirl about his failing marriage and various dalliances. Moreover, there's no love lost between the two candidates: The campaign has morphed into one of the most distasteful and nasty in memory.

Then, on a bright Saturday afternoon on the Washington Mall, the daughter of Colgate's closest friend is kidnapped. The abduction rocks the nation's capital, but no one is prepared for the bombshell about to hit the city, an explosive development that erupts when Detectives Hall and Jackson uncover a shocking connection between the kidnapping and the Canó case-and a killer whom no one will see coming.

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Hardback Editions

October 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway: A Capital Crimes Novel
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 0-345-49888-7 / 978-0-345-49888-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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October 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway: A Capital Crimes Novel (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4104-0893-0 / 978-1-4104-0893-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway; LARGE PRINT
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-60751-102-9 / 978-1-60751-102-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books ; Random Hous
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Paperback Editions

June 2010 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway: A Capital Crimes Novel
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 0-345-49889-5 / 978-0-345-49889-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-5012-9805-4 / 978-1-5012-9805-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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October 2009 : USA Audio CD

Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4233-6722-7 / 978-1-4233-6722-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4233-6716-2 / 978-1-4233-6716-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4233-6715-4 / 978-1-4233-6715-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4233-6721-9 / 978-1-4233-6721-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4233-6717-0 / 978-1-4233-6717-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


November 2008 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4233-6718-9 / 978-1-4233-6718-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Murder Inside the Beltway (Capital Crimes Series)
Author(s): Margaret Truman
ISBN: 1-4233-6714-6 / 978-1-4233-6714-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway
Author(s): Margaret Truman
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

October 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Murder Inside the Beltway: A Capital Crimes Novel
Author(s): Margaret Truman
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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