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3.54 of 5 stars 3.54  ·  rating details  ·  268 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Spade and Marlowe never took a case like this! I'm Sam Horowitz. My wife Brandy and I are private eyes - and belly-up broke. That's why we agreed to trace Martin Whitlock, a hotshot banker who'd skipped town with over two million dollars in laundered drug money. Not our usual case, but even filthy mob lucre pays bills.
Whitlock's trail led from a posh mansion to a hick burg
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320 pages
Published (first published March 1st 1987)
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Jonathan Palfrey
Dec 30, 2014 Jonathan Palfrey rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
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I tried this book on whim and was pleasantly surprised to enjoy it: an entertaining and somewhat unusual combination of American detective story and science fiction. The sf side of it felt more familiar to me: I read sf, and have read sf of approximately this kind before, but I don't normally read American detective stories.

The main characters are likeable enough, although their behaviour is somewhat implausible at times. The plot is frankly too complicated for me to follow, but I got the gist o
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Jesse
An interesting detective story that starts out in the 80s and ends up in deep in science fiction. Took a long time until the premise for the trilogy was revealed, but the detective story was engaging enough to more than compensate.
Stephanie
I hate that so many of Jack Chalker's books are now out of print. My in-laws got me this from a library book sale and I was never able to find any more of the GOD inc books.
Dan
This is a fun start to one of the lightest alternate reality series. Not to heavy, but light romance, adventure and mystery.
Blackbard
A fun read. Second time through, but it's been a few years and I still enjoyed the metaphysical playing.
Aaron Anderson
Has the distinction of being the only Chalker series I didn't dislike to only be read once.
Randy
Interesting idea. A private eye couple get trapped in a miniuniverse while on a case..
John
Grade C+. Book Gi1.
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Besides being a science fiction author, Jack Laurence Chalker was a Baltimore City Schools history teacher in Maryland for a time, a member of the Washington Science Fiction Association, and was involved in the founding of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society. Some of his books said that he was born in Norfolk, Virginia although he later claimed that was a mistake.

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