A Nasty Piece of Work

A Nasty Piece of Work

Book - 2013
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"Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for the desert of New Mexico, where he works as a private investigator from the comforts, such as they are, of a mobile home. Into his life comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something woman making a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds business. The source of her troubles, Emilio Gava, was arrested for buying cocaine. He's jumped bail and now she's about to pay the price for it. Curiously, no photographs of Gava seem to exist. And once Gunn begins his search, for $95 a day plus expenses, it becomes unclear whether Gava even existed in the first place"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, c2013
ISBN: 9781250021458
Characteristics: viii, 259 pages ; 22 cm


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Aug 09, 2014

First time reader of this author. I really liked his style and wit. This could easily become a series. I can't believe he is going to be 80yrs old. Am going to be reading the rest of this mans work.

Apr 21, 2014

Great foray into the crime noir genre from on of the great espionage novelists of all time. Maybe this will become a series?


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