When rare book collector Cliff Janeway is offered a lucrative bondsman job, he can't refuse, especially since the bail jumper might have a priceless copy of The Raven. This is a must listen for mystery buffs and especially those who love booklore.
"Better than the prequel"
The murder of a harmless book dealer draws Denver homicide detective Cliff Janeway into an extraordinary quest. Suddenly his sources become victims, and he begins to understand that rare editions can cost lives.
"Great new series!"
Janeway has agreed to help Laura Marshall, a friend of his bookstore partner, who's accused of murdering her husband. While Janeway tries to gather the facts, he pulls long shifts standing watch over the Marshall home, filled with books signed by their celebrity authors. When a shifty pair of alleged book dealers turns up, and Janeway begins to suspect that Laura's son is hiding critical information, the case becomes a maze of clues and increasing danger.
Tempted out of his bookstore into the world of horseracing, Janeway accepts an invitation from wealthy horse trainer H.R. Geiger to travel to Idaho and look at some rare first-edition books. The books are stunning, flawless children's classics that render the usually eloquent Janeway speechless.
"Wish I could enter "unrated""
From the award-winning author of Booked to Die and The Bookman's Wake, comes a riveting thriller that captures a lost American era. Like E.L. Doctorow in Billy Bathgate or Caleb Carr in The Alienist, John Dunning has written a magnificent story of mystery, murder, and revenge that brings to life another era.
Deadline is a suspenseful tale that begins in a dusty newsroom, but spins out into a dark world of conspiracy and murder. Although Dalton Walker is an award-winning journalist, his attempt to write fiction has gone nowhere. So, hungry again for the excitement of headlines and hard-hitting features, he hires on at a small New Jersey newspaper. His assignments soon lead in unexpected directions.
In The Holland Suggestions, contractor Jim Ryan knows there is a chapter missing from his life. His dreams show places that are absolutely familiar, yet he can't name. One day, he receives an anonymous photograph of a mountain cave - one that may hold the key to his past. Now he is headed up into the Colorado Rockies, hoping to find this landmark that has etched itself so clearly into his mind.
"An early Dunning"
Der ehemalige Polizist Cliff Janeway versucht sein Glück als Buchhändler. Doch sein vermeintlich größter Coup bringt ihn in tödliche Gefahr: Kaum hat er ein seltenes Buch des legendären Forschers und Weltensammlers Richard Burton erworben, erhebt eine alte Dame Anspruch auf diese bibliophile Kostbarkeit - und löst damit eine Reihe spektakulärer Verwicklungen aus.