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First Prize introduces Chess Hanrahan, a "thinking man's Mike Hammer." When a brilliant young novelist disappears after winning a major literary award, Hanrahan turns up more than murder in this sharp-edged, provocative tale by the author of the popular Sparrowhawk historical novels. This is the first of a series of Hanrahan novels from Perfect Crime. The author, who has a ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Perfect Crime Books (first published April 1st 1988)
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Edward Cline is an American novelist and essayist. He is best known for his Sparrowhawk series of novels, which take place in England and Virginia before the American Revolutionary War. He is also the author of First Prize and Whisper the Guns. Outside of his work as a novelist, Cline is known for his writings on esthetics and his defense of capitalism and of free speech. As a writer, his stronges ...more
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