Dead Letter

Dead Letter The professor was an eccentric old bird and his daughter was a delicate flower So how could Harry Stoner suspect the snake pit of hatred and greed he was walking into that winter day when he agreed t

  • Title: Dead Letter
  • Author: Jonathan Valin
  • ISBN: 9780380613663
  • Page: 188
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • The professor was an eccentric old bird, and his daughter was a delicate flower So how could Harry Stoner suspect the snake pit of hatred and greed he was walking into that winter day when he agreed to find a missing document for Professor Daryl Lovingwell Following Sarah Lovingwell to a subversive group landed Stoner face to face with a towering ex marine making a new caThe professor was an eccentric old bird, and his daughter was a delicate flower So how could Harry Stoner suspect the snake pit of hatred and greed he was walking into that winter day when he agreed to find a missing document for Professor Daryl Lovingwell Following Sarah Lovingwell to a subversive group landed Stoner face to face with a towering ex marine making a new career of murder Before Stoner could catch his balance, one of the two Lovingwells was dead, and snow steeped Cincinnati was cut through the center by a highway of blood and violence Harry Stoner was in the middle of it holding the pieces of an explosive puzzle of lies.Blackmail, adultery, and evil an evil you d never associate with a sensitive little man in tweed, until you saw good people die before your eyes.

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    1. It's a Jonathan Valin again, my new favorite writer with my new favorite character, Harry Stoner, P. I. This is #3 in the series and although I do like to read in order, I'm not fanatical about it. This book was on the library shelf so I walked right out of the library, took it home and cracked it open. Love that Harry, love this adventure which kept me guessing from beginning to end. I'm taking my GR friend Harry's ideawhen he reads the first book in the series he writes an extensive review the [...]

    2. I listened to this audiobook. Harry Stoner is a Cincinnati private eye. He is hired by a prim and proper university physics professor to find out if his daughter stole top secret documents from his personal safe. The daughter is a communist and hates everything her father stands for. But when Harry starts looking into the theft things seem very different than the little professor has portrayed. When the professor is murdered, Harry discovers many very contradictory things about the man. And, he [...]

    3. Library AudioProfessor Daryl Lovingwell was an eccentric old bird, who commits initially what looks like a suicide. But it is a murder. The secret intelligent papers kept at the professors home then stolen appears made up as no one knows about them but finally they are letters from another professor to another male faculty member. So he is being blackmailed. The daughter probably stole the etters and is the one who did kill her father. The professor her father turn out not to be just an old ecce [...]

    4. Another mystery in the Cincinnati area. This one centered in Clifton and the University of Cincinnati. Knowing the area tends to make the story more interesting.

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