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The Bags of Tricks affair / Bill Pronzini.

By: Pronzini, Bill [author.].
Contributor(s): Muller, Marcia. Carpenter and Quincannon mystery.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Muller, Marcia. Carpenter and Quincannon mystery: Publisher: New York : Forge, 2018Edition: First edition.Description: 254 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780765394354; 0765394359.Subject(s): Carpenter, Sabina -- Fiction | Quincannon, John -- Fiction | Private investigators -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction | Women detectives -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction | Swindlers and swindling -- Fiction | San Francisco (Calif.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction | MYSTERY | Murder -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: Publisher Annotation: A conman always has a bag of tricks, ready to fool the unsuspecting, and almost everyone is unsuspecting until they get taken. When that happens, they turn to Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, to recover their money and what's left of their dignity, and perhaps even to save their lives. When one such case leaves Sabina Carpenter the only witness to a murder, the family of the culprit vows to stop at nothing to keep her silent. The threat leaves John Quincannon deeply concerned for Sabina's safety, but there's no rest for the wicked and so the crime-solving duo must split up to tackle two separate con games, run by two villains with deadly bags of tricks at hand. And when Sabina's life is put in danger, John must rush to save her while grappling with the terrifying realization of exactly how much she means to him. Carpenter and Quincannon mystery series, 256pp., 20K.
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Publisher Annotation: A conman always has a bag of tricks, ready to fool the unsuspecting, and almost everyone is unsuspecting until they get taken. When that happens, they turn to Carpenter and Quincannon, Professional Detective Services, to recover their money and what's left of their dignity, and perhaps even to save their lives. When one such case leaves Sabina Carpenter the only witness to a murder, the family of the culprit vows to stop at nothing to keep her silent. The threat leaves John Quincannon deeply concerned for Sabina's safety, but there's no rest for the wicked and so the crime-solving duo must split up to tackle two separate con games, run by two villains with deadly bags of tricks at hand. And when Sabina's life is put in danger, John must rush to save her while grappling with the terrifying realization of exactly how much she means to him. Carpenter and Quincannon mystery series, 256pp., 20K.

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