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The Dying Wish by Courttia Newland
  

The Dying Wish

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Thriller / Suspense   

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This is a gripping detective story which draws you into a sinister underworld. Private investigators Ervine James and Carmen Sinclair attempt to unravel the mystery behind a company that disappears from the office next door and find more than they bargained for...

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Synopsis

The Dying Wish by Courttia Newland

Ervine James is in incredibly good spirits – his Private Investigation business is going well, he has partially restored his tenuous link with his family, and his best friend of old and new partner Carmen Sinclair has proved to be more of an asset, both emotionally and financially, than he ever could have dreamed. But when a beautiful Asian woman appears outside the office next to his, a mysteriously secretive company rents the space for a few months before suddenly disappearing without trace, followed by arrival of police detectives investigating allegations of organized group homicides, Ervine and Carmen are drawn into a mystery so deep, so calculated in its intentions, neither believe that they could find out the truth behind that office door without risking their very lives…

About the Author

Courttia Newland is the author of THE SCHOLAR, SOCIETY WITHIN and SNAKESKIN. He has contributed to various anthologies including DISCO 2000, NEW WRITERS 8, AFROBEAT and TEENAGE KICKS. He lives in west London.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th May 2006

Author

Courttia Newland

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Time Warner Books

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9780349119632

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