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Publisher Description

For a rare book, a desperate buyer turns to violence

Six days a week, Joel Beer hunts for books in Denver. He stalks them in bookstores and thrift stores, at yard sales and estate sales, his eyes scanning spines quickly and ruthlessly, searching for the $0.25 gem that he can resell for $250. If he were the only scout in town, he might be able to make a living, but there are close to a dozen full-timers now—including his archrival, Popeye Lamonica—and Joel is having trouble paying his rent. Facing eviction, Joel and his partner—a slow-witted vagrant named Lacy—go on the hunt. They are about to give up when they find an estate sale offering a $0.50 copy of Walter Behr’s Something for Nothing that is worth $500. But Popeye sees it, too. To make this treasure his, Joel will do whatever it takes—even if it means sacrificing his career.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2013
November 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
19
Pages
PUBLISHER
MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
SELLER
OpenRoad Integrated Media, LLC
SIZE
1.8
MB

Customer Reviews

Arabella7777 ,

This is a Short Story--very short but poignant/suspenseful

The description does not mention that this is a 19-pg short story-just one story. It was riveting but disappointing when it suddenly ended and I was expecting a novel!

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