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High stakes, John F. Dobbyn

Label
High stakes
Title
High stakes
Statement of responsibility
John F. Dobbyn
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An authentic Stradivarius violin turns up in Romania. A Stradivarius is rare enough, but this one is even more special. It is thought to hold the code disclosing the location of a treasure hidden in the fifteenth century. The violin is steeped in haunting mystique: it is believed to have been hidden by Vlad Dracula, whose historic tyranny led to the fabrication of the myth of vampirism. Russian, Chinese, and Romanian gangs centered in Boston want the code and all of them are hot on the trail. Violence is their language--brutality, their technique. And who is hired to see that the treasure lands in the rightful place? None other than Michael Knight with a little help from his senior law partner Lex Devlin and his crony, Billy Coyne, Boston's deputy district attorney. Michael uses the thin leverage of his knowledge about the violin to keep each of the three gang leaders at bay, while he follows the chain of historic clues from a violin shop in the Carpathian Mountains to a gangster-infested nightclub in Bucharest, to a university in Istanbul, and back to the gang headquarters of the three competing criminal organizations. Secrets from the past and present collide along the perilous shuttle between Boston and Romania. In the end, what is the righteous solution?"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
GCmBT
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Dobbyn, John F
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.O227
LC item number
H54 2019
Literary form
novels
Series statement
A Knight and Devlin novel
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  • Knight, Michael
  • Devlin, Lex
  • Stradivarius violin
  • Treasure troves
  • Organized crime
  • Criminals
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Romania
  • Criminals
  • Organized crime
  • Stradivarius violin
  • Treasure troves
  • Massachusetts
  • Romania
Label
High stakes, John F. Dobbyn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1117495862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781608093557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
High stakes, John F. Dobbyn
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1117495862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9781608093557
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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