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The Suspect

(The first book in the Karl Alberg series)
A novel by

Edgar Awards Best Novel
In this, L.R. Wright's first mystery novel, we are introduced to RCMP Staff Sergeant Karl Alberg; and so begins the highly-acclaimed series featuring Karl and librarian Cassandra Mitchell.

At eighty, George Wilcox hardly expected to crown his life by committing a murder. It had happened so quickly, so easily, so unexpectedly in the sleepy town on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia: a near-perfect crime that wraps Wilcox in a web of guilt, honor, and secrets of the past. An unprovoked act that soon binds him to the warmhearted town librarian, Cassandra Mitchell, and her new romantic interest, zealous Staff Sergeant Alberg. Together, this troubled trio find themselves caught up in a crime whose solution transcends the logic of pure justice.

Genre: Mystery
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Used availability for L R Wright's The Suspect

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Hardback Editions

October 1986 : UK Hardback
Title: The Suspect
Author(s): L R Wright
ISBN: 0-7090-2781-8 / 978-0-7090-2781-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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June 1985 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Suspect
Author(s): L R Wright
ISBN: 0-670-80596-3 / 978-0-670-80596-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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1985 : USA Textbook Binding
Title: The suspect
Author(s): L R Wright
ISBN: 1-55504-069-1 / 978-1-55504-069-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Distributed by Magna
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Paperback Editions

June 2008 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Suspect (Karl Alberg Mysteries, No. 1)
Author(s): L R Wright
ISBN: 1-934609-07-2 / 978-1-934609-07-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem
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October 1987 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Suspect (Penguin Crime Fiction)
Author(s): Laurali Wright
ISBN: 0-14-010477-1 / 978-0-14-010477-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin USA (a)(Mm)
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May 1989 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Suspect
Author(s): L R Wright
ISBN: 0-330-30722-3 / 978-0-330-30722-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan Books
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May 1986 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: The Suspect
Author(s): L R Wright
ISBN: 0-7704-2122-9 / 978-0-7704-2122-9 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Seal Books
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1985 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The suspect
Author(s): Laurali Wright
ISBN: 1-55504-010-1 / 978-1-55504-010-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: J. Curley
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Kindle Editions

July 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Suspect: Karl Alberg #1
Author(s): L R Wright
Publisher: Felony & Mayhem Press
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