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Nightmare Time (Pierre Chambrun Mystery #21)

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When a major in Air Force Intelligence disappears from New York's Beaumont Hotel, his 11-year-old son comes to hotel-manager Chambrun for help. The boy knows only that his father had knowledge of "Star Wars" plans. It soon becomes plain that the major was kidnapped by enemy spies, who try to get young Guy Willis in their clutches as a way to make the major talk. Chambrun g ...more
Hardcover, 182 pages
Published June 1st 1986 by Dodd Mead
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Oct 12, 2013 Bill rated it it was amazing
Tension runs high in this familiar Hugh Pentecost series, featuring Pierre Chabrun and his staff of one of New York’s most exclusive hotels.

A high ranking Air Force intelligence officer and his wife are kidnapped as they walk from their hotel room to take an elevator to the nightclub below, leaving their 11 year old son watching TV and promising they will return in an hour.

But when they fail to return, their son, panicked, turns to Pierre Chabrun, the hotel manager, the person his dad told him t
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Hugh Pentecost was a penname of mystery author Judson Philips. Born in Massachusetts, Philips came of age during the golden age of pulp magazines, and spent the 1930s writing suspense fiction and sports stories for a number of famous pulps. His first book was Hold 'Em Girls! The Intelligent Women's Guide to Men and Football (1936). In 1939, his crime story Cancelled in Red won the Red Badge prize, ...more
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