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Blackstone's Pursuits (Oz Blackstone series, Book 1)

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9780747254607

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 7th June 2004

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

When private enquiry agent Oz Blackstone takes on the job of finding an insurance company’s missing half million, he’s hoping for a healthy finder’s fee, not a life-changing experience. But when he finds the corpse of the would-be embezzler with a knife in his back and no sign of the missing money, what had seemed like a routine job begins to look distinctly dodgy. Until the captivating Primavera ‘Prim’ Phillips arrives on the scene, wondering why she’s been greeted not by her sister Dawn, but Dawn’s dead boyfriend and a rather nervous-looking private eye. For Oz, things are looking up. This is the kind of girl who’s definitely worth pursuing. Especially if she knows where to get her hands on half a million pounds …


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