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Hint of Copper

Hint of Copper

by Steven R. Burt
Hint of Copper

Hint of Copper

by Steven R. Burt

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Overview

When Jack Hammer, night watchman at Auerbach's Department Store and part-time private investigator, discovers his first serious client, Yasa Cvito, beaten to death and floating in her own bathtub, he fears that his career as a private eye might be over before it can even get started. Murders like this one gather attention, and a single skewed news article mentioning his name could kill his reputation. Both the police and the FBI warn him to stay clear of the case-to let sleeping dogs lie, even as a cryptic message bearing his name makes that impossible: "Bring me Cvito device or lady will end up like Yasa. Saturday. No policeman." But what is a Cvito device? Who is the lady they're threatening? And how is it connected to recently murdered Yasa? Chasing clues through basement pool halls and the downtown cafes of post-World War II Salt Lake City, Jack follows a lead to a nearby mining town, home to one of the largest copper mines in the world. And as time runs down, he makes a bombshell discovery- a revelation that pulls him from a simple murder case into a shadowy mix of Russian spies, FBI obstruction, and quite possibly the best idea that Nikola Tesla ever had.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780578369419
Publisher: Ridge View Partners, LLC
Publication date: 02/28/2022
Pages: 382
Sales rank: 540,387
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.79(d)

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