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Old 02-26-2013, 10:20 PM   #139
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A couple of books on my wishlist have dropped in price so I'd though I'd share. They're on sale at Amazon/B&N/Sony, Sony links included below

Big City Bad Blood by Sean Chercover Book 1 in the Ray Dudgeon series $0.99
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A disillusioned newspaper reporter turned private detective, Ray Dudgeon isn't trying to save the world. He just wants to do an honest job, and do it well. But when doing an honest job threatens society's most powerful and corrupt, Ray's odds for survival make for a sucker's bet. . . .

While working on a movie in Chicago, Hollywood locations manager Bob Loniski saw something he shouldn't have. Now he's a prosecution witness against a suspected member of the Chicago Outfit. Petrified, he comes to Ray for protection. Ray's mob contacts insist that they have no interest in Loniski, so he takes the bodyguard gig.

Then people start dying and everything goes to hell.
The Damage Done by Hilary Davidson Book 1 in the Lily Moore Series $2.99
Quote:
Lily Moore, a successful travel writer, fled to Spain to get away from her troubled, drug-addicted younger sister, Claudia. But when Claudia is found dead in a bathtub on the anniversary of their mother's suicide, Lily must return to New York to deal with the aftermath.The situation shifts from tragic to baffling when the body at the morgue turns out to be a stranger's. The dead woman had been using Claudia's identity for months. The real Claudia had vanished, reappearing briefly on the day her impostor died. As Claudia transforms from victim to suspect in the eyes of the police, Lily becomes determined to find her before they do.Is Claudia actually missing, or is she playing an elaborate con game? And who's responsible for the body that was found in the bathtub?
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