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Thorndike Press, Jan 6, 2003 - Fiction - 272 pages
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A troubled Secret Service agent is needed to bring down a major counterfeiting ring -a job that will force him to come face to face with his tragic past.

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User Review  - jhoaglin - LibraryThing

This is a quick read, and first in a series. I rarely read westerns, but this is a western mystery that stands as a good introduction to the series, and one that I enjoyed reading. At least the next ... Read full review

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Bill Pronzini was born in Petaluma, California on April 13, 1943. His first novel, The Stalker, was published in 1971. He is best known for his creation of the Nameless Detective Mystery series, as well as several westerns and novels of dark suspense. He has been a full time writer since 1969. He is also an active anthologist, having compiled more than 100 collections, most of which focus on mystery, western, and science fiction short stories. He has won numerous awards including three Shamus Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Mystery Writers of America. His book Snowbound received the Grand Prix de la Litterature Policiere, as the best crime novel published in France in 1988. Pronzini has established himself as a master of the Western novel as well as earning a name for himself in the dark fiction genre.

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