The Immortal Game

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Poltroon Press, Sep 1, 2000 - Fiction - 309 pages
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In the tradition of Phillip Marlowe and Sam Spade comes August Riordan, a bass-playing private investigator full of cynicism and irreverence. Hired by multimillionaire entrepreneur Edwin Bishop, whose advanced software program is stolen, Riordan must navigate his way through the underbelly of the technological and jazz worlds. Decorated by atmospheric photographs that add a new dimension to the hard-boiled genre, this fast-paced book is a modern take on the classic mystery.

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User Review  - pharrm - LibraryThing

First in the series. This one mixes silicon valley high tech (of the 90's), chess, and S & M. Quite a combunation. August meets his future partner, Chris Duckworth, early in the book and they bond in ... Read full review

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User Review  - quynies_mom - LibraryThing

Having read number 3 in the series first I was amazed at how far this author has progressed. Even though this book was not as smooth as number three it was enjoyable. I like the characters and the technology investigations. Read full review


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Coggins earned two degrees and a Phi Beta Kappa key from Stanford University. He has worked for a number of Silicon Valley computer and venture capital firms, including Netscape Communications and three software start-ups.

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