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The Last Hand (Charlie Salter #11)

3.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  18 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Charlie Salter, Staff Inspector with the Toronto police, is Eric Wright's best-known and most loved character. Over the years, Salter has made a name for himself with his cunning detective skills and his determination to get the job done.

However, Salter's days with the force appear to be numbered. He has recently turned sixty and is starting to realize that he isn't as yo
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published February 14th 2002 by Minotaur Books (first published January 1st 2001)
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Nov 05, 2012 Philip rated it it was amazing
I've read all of Eric Wright's mystery series, as much in published order as possible, including Mell Pickett, Lucy Trimble Brenner (her series is what twigged me to Eric Wright!), Joe Barley and, of course,
Charlie Salter. I've enjoyed reading everyone of them but I think "The Last Hand" which is supposed to be the last Charlie Salter is much the best of, at least, the Charlie Salter series. Charlie really did some great detective work here while his interactions with his family and his new "Aud
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An okay detective story, have read better.
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Eric Wright was born in London, England and immigrated to Canada in 1951. He is the award-winning author of seventeen crime novels, including his first novel, The Night the Gods Smiled, which won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel, the Crime Writer's Association's John Creasey Award, and the City of Toronto Book Award. His memoir, Always Give a Penny to a Blind Man, about growing up poor ...more
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Charlie Salter (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • The Night the Gods Smiled (Charlie Salter, #1)
  • Smoke Detector (Charlie Salter, #2)
  • Death in the Old Country (Charlie Salter, #3)
  • A Single Death (Charlie Salter, #4)
  • A Body Surrounded by Water (Charlie Salter, #5)
  • A Question of Murder (Charlie Salter, #6)
  • A Sensitive Case (Charlie Salter, #7)
  • Final Cut (Charlie Salter, #8)
  • A Fine Italian Hand (Charlie Salter, #9)
  • Death by Degrees (Charlie Salter, #10)

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