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Concrete Pearl

(2012)
(The first book in the Ava 'Spike' Harrison Thriller series)
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How does a headstrong girl like me learn to survive in a man's construction racket? By taking your old man's advice, even if it comes from six feet under.

Thirty-eight-year-old Ava 'Spike' Harrison can hold her own in the boys club that is the construction business. Her late father saw to it that she was as comfortable on a job site as she was behind a textbook. But the past few years have had her over a barrel - job site injuries and a string of bad luck, including the death of her husband, have hampered the venerable Harrison Construction Company. Taking a cheap job here and there has been her only option.

Grasping at straws, though, comes at a price: an asbestos removal contractor she's hired, Jimmy Farrell - a lifelong acquaintance who gladly accepted $10,000 from Spike as a 'good faith' incentive - has gone AWOL. The three hundred students at Albany's PS 20, the job site, are about to be exposed to deadly asbestos fibers.

What starts out as a goose chase - from a cleared-out office to Jimmy's impounded car - turns into an all-out search for the real story behind the man's sudden disappearance. Trading in her work boots for gumshoes, Spike must tread a path paved with deception, greed, and even murder if she's going to nail down the truth.

Vincent Zandri, author of the popular Moonlight saga, spins intrigue and danger with a thrilling new series and a sharp, feisty heroine who has little left to lose.

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

November 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Concrete Pearl: A Gripping Ava "Spike" Harrison Thriller (An Ava "Spike" Harrison Thriller)
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
ISBN: 1-70471-453-2 / 978-1-70471-453-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Independently published
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September 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
ISBN: 1-61218-352-2 / 978-1-61218-352-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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Audio Editions

October 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Concrete Pearl, The
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
ISBN: 1-5318-8229-3 / 978-1-5318-8229-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
ISBN: 1-4692-0434-7 / 978-1-4692-0434-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
ISBN: 1-4692-0461-4 / 978-1-4692-0461-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
ISBN: 1-4692-0488-6 / 978-1-4692-0488-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
ISBN: 1-4692-0515-7 / 978-1-4692-0515-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Concrete Pearl
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Concrete Pearl: A Gripping Ava "Spike" Harrison Thriller (An Ava "Spike" Harrison Thriller Book 1)
Author(s): Vincent Zandri
Publisher: Bear Mystery
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU