Body Blows: A Joe Grundy Mystery [NOOK Book]

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Winner of the 2010 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Paperback Original, short-listed for the 2010 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original Novel


Ex-boxer Joe Grundy is embroiled in the intrigues of his own boss, millionaire Leo Alexander, the owner of Vancouver's Lord Douglas Hotel. Somebody has murdered Leo's live-in servant and not-so-secret lover, and Grundy has to get to the bottom of the incident in order...

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Body Blows: A Joe Grundy Mystery

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Overview

Winner of the 2010 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Paperback Original, short-listed for the 2010 Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original Novel


Ex-boxer Joe Grundy is embroiled in the intrigues of his own boss, millionaire Leo Alexander, the owner of Vancouver's Lord Douglas Hotel. Somebody has murdered Leo's live-in servant and not-so-secret lover, and Grundy has to get to the bottom of the incident in order to clear the man he's forged a bond with since first coming to work for him as security for the hotel. But Leo's past serves up more surprises than Grundy bargained for.


It seems Leo has had a life full of death, jilted mistresses, spurned spouses, sharp business deals, and explosive relationships with estranged children. Another corpse pops up, Leo is arrested and jailed, and Grundy takes more hits to his body and psyche than perhaps even he can handle.


Thoughts of real and imagined death are stalking the corridors of the Lord Douglas, and Joe Grundy has to keep swinging to stay alive and remain sane.

Winner of the 2010 Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781770700024
  • Publisher: Dundurn Press
  • Publication date: 6/22/2009
  • Series: A Joe Grundy Mystery , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 890,349
  • File size: 569 KB

Meet the Author

Marc Strange was the co-creator of the long-running television series The Beachcombers. As a character actor, he has appeared in numerous television shows and films, most recently in the cable television science-fiction show ReGenesis. His first book, Sucker Punch was nominated for the Arthur Ellis Award for best first mystery novel. His novel Body Blows followed in 2009 and won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best original paperback.

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