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Death Claims
A Dave Brandstetter Mystery
Joseph Hansen

Terrace Books

"Characters with real stuffing in them." —Ellery Queen Magazine

In the second of Joseph Hansen's mysteries featuring Dave Brandstetter, Brandstetter finds himself sifting through the elaborate lies surrounding the
murder of John Oats, whose drugged body was found washed up on the beach. Left behind are April Stannard, John's lover, and his son, Peter, who was the beneficiary of his life insurance policy. The
trouble is, Peter is missing.

Joseph Hansen is the author of more than twenty-five novels and is a renowned short story writer. The winner of the 1992 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Writers of America, Hansen is also the author of A Smile in His Lifetime, Living Upstairs, Job's Year, and Bohannon's Country. The Press is also publishing his book, Fadeout.

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cover of Death Claims is illustrated by water rushing in on a beach

September 2004
LC: 2004053562 PS
170 pp.    5 1/4 x 8

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ISBN 978-0-299-20564-5
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