The Bookman's Wake by John Dunning
(Cliff Janeway Novels)

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Hunting a fugitive who is wanted for the possible theft of a priceless book, former Denver cop Cliff Janeway travels to Seattle where he learns the book's deadly history and becomes enchanted with the vulnerable suspect. Reprint.
Title: The Bookman's Wake
Author: Dunning, John
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication Date: 1996/03/01
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Binding Type: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: BL 99756563

About John Dunning

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John Dunning has revealed some of book collecting's most shocking secrets in his bestselling series of crime novels featuring Cliff Janeway: Booked to Die, which won the prestigious Nero Wolfe award; The Bookman's Wake, a New York Times Notable Book of 1995; and the New York Times and Book Sense bestsellers The Bookman's Promise, The Sign of the Book, and The Bookwoman's Last Fling. He is also the author of the Edgar Award-nominated Deadline, The Holland Suggestions, and Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime. An expert on rare and collectible books, he owned the Old Algonquin Bookstore in Denver for many years. He is also an expert on American radio history, authoring On the Air: The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio. He lives in Denver, Colorado.Visit his website at
Published August 21, 2012 by Scribner. 452 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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The first book, Booked to Die, instroduces Cliff Janeway as a tough cop going after even tougher criminals.

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