"Checkmate." That was the last word uttered to Charlie Chan and Prefect of Police Claude DeBevre by a dying reporter. The man had been murdered... stabbed to death and left to die in a vacant hotel room. It is the second murder in 24 hours at the Transcontinental Chess Tournament, and Charlie Chan has been summoned from a peaceful and long-deserved vacation to help solve the crime before international scandal ruins the tournament's good name!
Originally published in Charlie Chan's Mystery Magazine in 1974, this is the first audiobook appearance of The Pawns of Death.
©2003 Bill Pronzini (P)2011 Wildside Press LLC
The story seemed to be to short.It all happened so quickly.
Yes if they like short mystery stories
It adds to the story to hear the different quality of the words with good expressions and different voices
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