Valentino Pier

Valentino Pier : A Gulliver Dowd Mystery

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It all begins when PI Gulliver Dowd is approached by Ellis Torres, a street kid, on Valentino Pier in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. Ellis has lost his dog, and after Gulliver helps to find the dog for him, they go their separate ways. So when Ellis is discovered beaten, unconscious and left for dead not far from the pier early the following morning, Gulliver is horrified--and suspicious. He sets out to find the attacker and learn why the boy was targeted. What Gulliver uncovers by way of bizarre clues--amidst threats of danger to himself and his loved ones--leads him on his most curious case yet. Undeniably, there is something amiss at Valentino Pier.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 107 x 203 x 8mm | 140g
  • Victoria, Canada
  • English
  • 1459802098
  • 9781459802094
  • 920,048

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mystery, crime, New York City, private eye, dogs
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Review quote

"Features a plot that moves quickly and is filled with action...The sentence structure is simple, and the vocabulary is easy to understand, making it a great read for English-language learners."--VOYA
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72 ratings
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4 49% (35)
3 31% (22)
2 3% (2)
1 1% (1)
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