The Resource The Hammett hex : a book collector mystery, Victoria Abbott

The Hammett hex : a book collector mystery, Victoria Abbott

Label
The Hammett hex : a book collector mystery
Title
The Hammett hex
Title remainder
a book collector mystery
Statement of responsibility
Victoria Abbott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The national bestselling author of The Marsh Madness takes rare book collector Jordan Bingham on a trip to San Francisco-home to Dashiell Hammett's hard-boiled heroes-where nothing is as it seems. On a getaway to the City by the Bay, book collector Jordan Bingham becomes entangled in a mystery with more twists than Lombard Street ... Jordan has been able to swing a romantic trip to San Francisco with Officer Tyler "Smiley" Dekker on one condition-she must return with a rare copy of Dashiell Hammett's Red Harvest for her irascible employer, Vera Van Alst. For his own part, Smiley is full of surprises. He's a Dashiell devotee himself-excited to be in the city of Hammett's hard-boiled heroes like Sam Spade and the Continental Op-and also announces he plans to visit his previously unmentioned estranged grandmother, who lives in an old Victorian on Telegraph Hill. But the trip goes downhill fast when Jordan is pushed from a cable car and barely escapes death. And when a dark sedan tries to run the couple down, it's clear someone's after them-but who' Just like in Hammett's world, nothing is quite what is seems ..
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Summary
"Jordan has been able to swing a romantic trip to San Francisco with Officer Tyler “Smiley” Dekker on one condition—she must return with a rare copy of Dashiell Hammett’sRed Harvest for her irascible employer, Vera Van Alst. For his own part, Smiley is full of surprises. He’s a Dashiell devotee himself—excited to be in the city of Hammett’s hard-boiled heroes like Sam Spade and the Continental Op—and also announces he plans to visit his previously unmentioned estranged grandmother, who lives in an old Victorian on Telegraph Hill. But the trip goes downhill fast when Jordan is pushed from a cable car and barely escapes death. And when a dark sedan tries to run the couple down, it’s clear someone’s after them—but who? Just like in Hammett’s world, nothing is quite what is seems..."--Provided by the publisher
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10523683
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abbott, Victoria
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.B394
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Book collector mysteries
Series volume
0005
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Book collectors
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
The Hammett hex : a book collector mystery, Victoria Abbott
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2560554
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 18, 2016)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn935355540
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780425280362
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00631254
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
96356FDF-E0D9-47AD-942B-281478C8A9F6
System control number
(OCoLC)935355540
Label
The Hammett hex : a book collector mystery, Victoria Abbott
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2560554
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed January 18, 2016)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn935355540
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780425280362
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
EB00631254
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
96356FDF-E0D9-47AD-942B-281478C8A9F6
System control number
(OCoLC)935355540

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