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When Jack Sheppey ends up dead in a beach hut in a wealthy town on the coast of the Pacific, his former partner in their detective agency starts a desperate quest to find his killer. But as private investigator Lew Brandon soon learns, this becomes a non-stop, terrifying and deadly hunt that will take him right to the heart of gangster territory.
Paperback, 258 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by House of Stratus (first published 1957)
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I Once left this book half-read and after long time read it again to finish it, It Didn't disappoint me. The remarkable feature of Chase is , He won't Disappoint you. This book is no different, it's an absolute Page Turner.
The story about a private detective finding the killer of his fellow partner who was dead when the former visits this beach city and how he does that is the plot. Until the last chapter , the Author doesn't give you a single iota of space to guess the killer, so only at the en
Mihai Frenţiu
Typical police novel with drugs affairs, good looking women and some shooting and fights.
Easy to read and to forget after.
Good to fill some available time.
Its really difficult to comment on or rate any JHC book really ! But what i observed is that the books published till 1960 are greatest ! Those after 1960 till end are comparatively less interesting than earlier.
James Perkins
A really awful private-eye novel, completely predictable and full of noir clichés. Well, it was written in the 1950s, and we've come a long way since then, but still...
This was a good read. It became transparent after the first few chapter, no real plot twists. Not one of his better works
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Mara gaskiya ko a ruwa yayi jibi
the guilty run when no one is chasing
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René Lodge Brabazon Raymond was born on 24th December 1906 in London, England, the son of Colonel Francis Raymond of the colonial Indian Army, a veterinary surgeon. His father intended his son to have a scientific career, was initially educated at King's School, Rochester, Kent. He left home at the age of 18 and became at different times a children's encyclopedia salesman, a salesman in a bookshop ...more
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