The Girl with the Long Green Heart

The Girl with the Long Green Heart

by Lawrence Block
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The Girl with the Long Green Heart by Lawrence Block


Johnny Hayden and Doug Rance had a scheme to take real estate entrepreneur Wallace Gunderman for all he was worth.  But they needed a girl on the inside to make it work.

Enter Evelyn Stone: Gunderman’s secretary, his lover – and his worst enemy.  Gunderman had promised to marry her, but never came through.  Now she’s ready to make him pay…

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857683656
Publisher: Titan
Publication date: 03/29/2011
Series: Hard Case Crime
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 309,627
Product dimensions: 4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Lawrence Block has won more awards than almost any other living mystery writer. He was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America. His work ranges from the searing noir investigations of alcoholic detective Matt Scudder to the witty adventures of master burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr and includes many stunning stand-alone thrillers.

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The Girl with the Long Green Heart 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was definitely a good story, and well written. However, the ending was no surprise--at least for seasoned readers. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys crime fiction, with a disclaimer not to expect to be blown away.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Hard Case Crime's latest installment is absolutely delicious. In The Girl With the Long Green Heart, Lawrence Block walks you through a classic film noir fable, replete with every character you expect to meet along the way. The bad are good, the good are bad, and you are immersed in every shady two step and doublecross. Makes you want to grow up to be a con man. Cheers not only to Block, but to Charles Adai and his entire Hard Case Crime series, which consistently turns out pulp fiction at its very best.
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Bookreader65KY More than 1 year ago
This is an older book that can be hard to find among all the useless so-called popular fiction or annoying 'vampire' books. I do love the Hard Case Crime Books; especially the grifter books like this one. You know what grifters are, right? People that con others and then move on. What I remember {spoiler alert} is that she winds up playing the men that were I think playing her! Rebel against the NOOK!!!!!!!