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Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1) Quintin Jardine

Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1) By Quintin Jardine

Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1) by Quintin Jardine


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Summary

The first novel in the compelling Oz Blackstone mystery series

Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1) Summary

Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1): Murder and intrigue in a thrilling crime novel by Quintin Jardine

When private enquiry agent Oz Blackstone takes on the job of finding an insurance company's missing half million, he's hoping for a healthy finder's fee, not a life-changing experience. But when he finds the corpse of the would-be embezzler with a knife in his back and no sign of the missing money, what had seemed like a routine job begins to look distinctly dodgy. Until the captivating Primavera 'Prim' Phillips arrives on the scene, wondering why she's been greeted not by her sister Dawn, but Dawn's dead boyfriend and a rather nervous-looking private eye. For Oz, things are looking up. This is the kind of girl who's definitely worth pursuing. Especially if she knows where to get her hands on half a million pounds ...

Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1) Reviews

Praise for Quintin Jardine:
'Heart-stopping thriller' Peterborough Evening Telegraph
'Gritty cop drama that makes Taggart look tame' Northern Echo Darlington
'More twists and turns than TV's Taggart at its best' Stirling Observer
Skinner's Rules:
'Remarkably assured novel...a tour de force' New York Times
'Excellent thriller' Manchester Evening News
'Deplorably readable' Guardian
'A first-class read' Jeffrey Archer
'Compelling stuff...one to watch' Oxford Times
'As hardboiled as any Taggart story' Peterborough Evening Telegraph
'Rich in local characterisation...an enjoyable adventure' Edinburgh Evening News
Skinner's Festival:
'Comes through strongly and believably...has the right city atmosphere' Edinburgh Evening News
'Robustly entertaining' Irish Times
Skinner's Trail:
'Skinner is a TV series waiting to happen' Peterborough Evening Telegraph
'Engrossing, believable characters...captures Edinburgh beautifully...It all adds up to a very good read' Edinburgh Evening News
Skinner's Round:
'The Skinner series grows in authority and should be a natural for television' Time Out
'A complex and suspenseful saga that never flags from start to finish' Bolton Evening News
Skinner's Ordeal:
'Quintin Jardine has created the toughest Scottish cop since Taggart' Peterborough Evening Telegraph
'Fast-paced, fast-cut stuff...some sharply written dialogue' Worcester & Hereford Evening News
Skinner's Mission:
'Once again Jardine serves up a thriller full of action, gritty realism and sharp patter' Darlington Northern Echo

About Quintin Jardine

Quintin Jardine was born once upon a time in the West - of Scotland rather than America, but still he grew to manhood as a massive Sergio Leone fan. On the way there he was educated, against his will, in Glasgow, where he ditched a token attempt to study law for more interesting careers in journalism, government propaganda, and political spin-doctoring. After a close call with the Brighton Bomb in 1984, he moved into the even riskier world of media relations consultancy, before realising that all along he had been training to become a crime writer. Now, forty novels later, he never looks back. Along the way he has created/acquired an extended family in Scotland and Spain. Everything he does is for them. He can be tracked down through his blog: http://quintinjardine.me

Additional information

GOR001430986
9780747254607
0747254605
Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1): Murder and intrigue in a thrilling crime novel by Quintin Jardine
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Headline Publishing Group
1997-03-20
256
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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