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Inspector Roger West. however. updating details. as well as to sales figures.174 100 Masters of Mystery and Detective Fiction expected him to turn out salable work. each new sale negated that long neglect and validated his faith in his own ability. Purgation. he found it difficult to rewrite. Anchuria—and also briefly in New Orleans and New York City. a disguised hero (the president’s son). Then he discovers a plot to depose the monarch of Evallonia. toughness.

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Publisher: Berkley Trade; Berkley Prime Crime ed edition (April 1, 1998)

ISBN: 0425162184

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