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Stalking Horse

(1982)
(A book in the Frank Hastings series)
A novel by

 
 
A senator's life is in danger - and anyone in San Francisco could be a killer.

Senate majority leader Donald Ryan is a kingmaker, with the power to make or break presidencies, and the ability to reshape the country with a flick of his pen. He is also a very sick man, recovering from a heart attack that must be kept secret at all costs. But when a series of death threats jeopardizes his planned return to public life, the FBI calls in San Francisco police lieutenant Frank Hastings to find the would-be assassin. He has one week until the senator's next public appearance - and hundreds of thousands of possible suspects.

Because Ryan's recent heart attack is considered a state secret, Hastings is forced to withhold crucial details from his fellow detectives. Any degree of stress could stop the senator's fragile heart, which means that even if a bullet misses, the sound of the gunshot might be enough to kill him. To save the lawmaker, Hastings may have to put himself in the line of fire.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Collin Wilcox's Stalking Horse

Hardback Editions

March 1987 : UK Hardback
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Title: Stalking Horse (Connoisseur crime)
Author(s): Collin Wilcox
ISBN: 0-7090-2665-X / 978-0-7090-2665-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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January 1982 : USA Hardback
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Title: Stalking horse
Author(s): Collin Wilcox
ISBN: 0-394-51173-5 / 978-0-394-51173-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House
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Audio Editions

October 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Stalking Horse
Author(s): Collin Wilcox
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Stalking Horse
Author(s): Collin Wilcox
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Stalking Horse (The Lt. Hastings Mysteries)
Author(s): Collin Wilcox
Publisher: mysteriouspress.com
Availability: Amazon UK