Jack and the Beanstalk

by Ed McBain | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 1558170839 Global Overview for this book
Registered by loveamystery of Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on 3/26/2007
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Journal Entry 1 by loveamystery from Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on Monday, March 26, 2007
From the back cover: "August in West Florida, a little bit of hell on earth. Jack McKinney, looking barely old enough to shave, stood in the swelter of Matthew Hope's Calusa County law office, spilling out a wide-eyed tale about wanting to buy a snap-bean farm. And he had the down payment to prove it. Four thousand in cash.
Now Jack's dead, stabbed fourteen times, and thirty-six thousand's missing. In cash. Matthew's questions are turning up some long-buried pasts, a second dead body, and some beautiful suspects. Like Sunny, Jack's sister, a surfer boy's fantasy, a delicious girl with some unsavory secrets. Or Veronica, a grown man's dream, a tough and lovely cattle rancher who's strangely unmoved by her son's death. Florida's getting hotter by deadly degrees, as Matthew bets it all against a scared killer with nothing left to lose..."

Journal Entry 2 by loveamystery from Vancouver, British Columbia Canada on Sunday, April 01, 2007
An okey mystery - not riveting, but interesting. Some trivia about cattle ranching. Never thought about cattle as a big industry in Florida. This book was written in the eighties. Good ending.

Released 12 yrs ago (3/31/2007 UTC) at -- wild released somewhere in Vancouver in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

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Released for week#12(nursery rhyme in title) of the Never Judge a Book By Its Cover release challenge.

Left at the OBCZ at Starbucks on Oak St. at 22nd.

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