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Publisher's Summary

A brilliant young novelist wins a literary award and disappears. Detective Chess Hanrahan turns up more than murder in this sharp-edged, provocative tale by the author of the popular Sparrowhawk novels. With a new preface by the author.

©2009 Edward Cline (P)2012 Scitt Fortney

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"Exceptionally strong . . . firm characterizations. A striking tale." (Allen J. Hubin, The Armchair Detective)

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Excellent story and author.

A great story and well written. Great philosophical material. The characters are clearly thought. Excellent.