Briar Patch

Briar Patch

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When Ben Dill's detective sister is blown up outside her duplex, Dill, a consultant to a Senate subcommittee, returns to his hometown to find out who killed her, and why. And what he uncovers is an unsavoury nest of petty thieves, hired guns, crooked cops, illegal arms dealers and corrupt politicians. Fast, furious and funny, Briarpatch shows why Ross Thomas is recognized as one of the finest of all suspense writers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 30mm | 299.38g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0752851721
  • 9780752851723

About Ross Thomas

Ross Thomas (1926-1995) was born in Oklahoma City. He served in the US Army in World War 2 and saw action in the Philippines. He worked as a reporter, editor, and public relations director for numerous publications, radio stations, national organizations and political candidates in the US, Europe and Africa. He published his first novel, The Cold War Swap, in 1966 and it won an Edgar. In all, he wrote twenty-five novels, including five under the pseudonym Oliver Bleeck.show more

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599 ratings
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4 43% (257)
3 27% (163)
2 4% (23)
1 1% (3)
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