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Knock, Knock! Who's There?

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Johnny Bianda is a man with a dream. He wants to own a boat off the coast of Florida and he only needs $186,000 to buy it. He steals the money from his firm, knowing that one day they'll notice and one day they'll kill him for it - after all, it is the Mafia. But for Johnny Bianda, the risk is worth taking and he knows it will be at least a year before they catch up with h ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by House of Stratus (first published 1973)
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Mark Vickers
Jan 21, 2014 Mark Vickers rated it really liked it
Shelves: chase-j-hadley
What another ripsnorter from the maestro, a great storyline about a quick draw of a gun Johnny Bianda that comes up with an idea of stealing 186 grand from a mafia boss and from that point onwards he faces a downhill battle to stay out of their reach, just another masterpiece from the master himself one drug that his fanatics can't get enough of.........
Varun
Jun 03, 2015 Varun rated it really liked it
Shelves: thriller, noir
After enjoying Eric Ambler's books,I decided to turn my attention towards another master of the thriller genre from that period,namely James Hadley Chase.

These are the kind of racy,pacy and edgy books have been the inspiration for countless heist and suspense films
made around all parts of the world(even Bollywood seems to acknowledge the influence of this writer's work,see
films like Johnny Gaddar).

The only thing that might turn off people would be it's highly misogynistic attitude.I mean serious
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Srikanth R
Apr 13, 2012 Srikanth R rated it really liked it
thrilling gripping entertaining.... JHC rocks.... never disappointed with his novels.... Liked the ending....
Aniket
Jun 17, 2015 Aniket rated it it was amazing
It's a James Hadley book, do we have to say anything else?
Kaustubh
May 01, 2014 Kaustubh rated it really liked it
very welll written. I loved the action in it. Worth spending time on it.
King Habey
Jan 09, 2016 King Habey rated it it was amazing
It's a goodread...but the end turns messy...
Somyajeet
Jul 11, 2012 Somyajeet rated it really liked it
Is the risk valid? To die trying to achieve something be tagged as an achievement in comparison to sitting idle on your arms...maybe or maybe not. Everyone is entitled to his actions. It's your life, achieve...survive and you are the next big man in this jungle. Who knows?
Oumeyma
Mar 24, 2015 Oumeyma rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-s
A very interesting book! Loved the story .. It's all perfect!!
Al-amin Zanna
Apr 18, 2010 Al-amin Zanna rated it it was amazing
"His mommy have told him about the braclet is a secret without it something terrible it will happen to him"
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Charles
Nov 19, 2012 Charles rated it it was amazing
Captivating
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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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