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|Author||P. J. Tracy|
|Genre||Thriller, crime, mystery|
|Publisher||G.P. Putnam's Sons (US)|
|Media type||Print (paperback)|
|Pages||454 pp (UK paperback)|
|ISBN||0-14-101132-7 (UK Paperback)|
|Followed by||Live Bait|
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This book was featured on the UK Richard & Judy show in 2005.
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