The game of thirty

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Houghton Mifflin, 1994 - Fiction - 262 pages
9 Reviews
While investigating an antique dealer's murder, killed while playing an ancient Egyptian game, detective Jimmy McShane discovers that someone is playing the same deadly game with him, using Manhattan as the gameboard. 35,000 first printing. National ad/promo. Tour.

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User Review  - Hedgewitch - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this quirky contemporary hard-boiled Private Eye novel. It falls among the few that deserve to be compared to Raymond Chandler, but it has a modern flair and a way with characters and ... Read full review

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Quirky, fun take off of Noir Detective novels. Bright and fun if a little too cute. Great use of Egyptian mythology. Read full review


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About the author (1994)

William Kotzwinkle and Elizabeth Gundy live in Maine.
Glenn Murray lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Audrey Colman lives in Berkeley, California.