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Title:  The Big Brush-Off   Author:  Michael Murphy Release Date:  February 9, 2016      ISBN:  B00XG9BTC0 (Kindle) Book sales are down, and Jake Donovan’s editor is having serious doubts about Blackie Doyle’s future. Jake needs a break, so he and Laura make a quick escape to Hanover, PA. Jake once worked in the small town as a Pinkerton detective. …

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The Plot Witty and stylish in the classic Dashiell Hammett tradition: in Michael Murphy’s latest high-flying Jake & Laura Mystery, their Hawaiian honeymoon is interrupted when their friend Amelia Earhart is accused of murder. Hawaii, 1935. Mystery novelist Jake Donovan and actress Laura Wilson are in gorgeous sun-soaked Hawaii, but their best laid plans for canoodling …

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The agent backed up, allowing me room to use a trick Dashiell Hammett taught me in our Pinkerton days. Pretending to smooth my old friend’s suit, I stepped between the men, slipped two fingers inside Skinny’s suit coat, and retrieved Laura’s wallet without either of them noticing.   Title: All That Glitters Author: Michael Murphy …

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