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The Dime

by Kathleen Kent

Hardcover, 343 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $26 |


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A woman from a family of take-no-prisoners police detectives relocates from Brooklyn to Dallas, where she tackles adversaries ranging from drug cartels and cult leaders to difficult vagrants and society wives before a first major investigation is challenged by unruly subordinates, a stalker, a criminal organization and an unsupportive girlfriend. 40,000 first printing.

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