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The flimflam affair : a Carpenter and Quincannon mystery / Bill Pronzini.

By: Pronzini, Bill [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Carpenter and Quincannon: 7.Publisher: New York : Forge, 2019Copyright date: �2018Edition: First edition.Description: 239 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780765394378 (hardcover); 0765394375 (hardcover).Subject(s): Carpenter, Sabina -- Fiction | Quincannon, John -- Fiction | Private investigators -- Fiction | FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical | FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators | FICTION / Mystery & Detective / TraditionalGenre/Form: Mystery fiction. | Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Historical fiction. | Historical detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 Summary: Carpenter and Quincannon Professional Detective Services is a fixture in San Francisco at the dawn of a new century. Sabina and John will protect their clients, doing what is necessary to run the dregs of society into the arms of the law. Sometimes that involves brute force. Other times, a more subtle touch is needed. Professor A. Vargas, medium extraordinaire, and his partner, Annabelle, don't use picks to open locked doors, and most certainly don't use violence to get what they want. Instead they prey upon hopes and fears to swindle bereaved patrons. Soon John and Sabina find themselves in a dusky room, preparing to take the lying duo down. Then a knife flashes...and our detectives must discover who is conning whom. Before they themselves are dispatched.
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Carpenter and Quincannon Professional Detective Services is a fixture in San Francisco at the dawn of a new century. Sabina and John will protect their clients, doing what is necessary to run the dregs of society into the arms of the law. Sometimes that involves brute force. Other times, a more subtle touch is needed. Professor A. Vargas, medium extraordinaire, and his partner, Annabelle, don't use picks to open locked doors, and most certainly don't use violence to get what they want. Instead they prey upon hopes and fears to swindle bereaved patrons. Soon John and Sabina find themselves in a dusky room, preparing to take the lying duo down. Then a knife flashes...and our detectives must discover who is conning whom. Before they themselves are dispatched.

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