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Who is killing Austin Carr? About to be murdered--snatched off a private fishing yacht by a six-hundred-pound giant bluefin tuna--a down-on-his-luck stockbroker recalls the collection of events, miscalculations, and character flaws that led to his current dire predicament: Living in a truck-mounted camper on the Jersey Shore, struggling to keep up with alimony and child-support payments that no longer reflect his shrinking income, the big-smiling, wise-cracking Austin Carr has been searching for a way out of the stock and bond business. So when his richest client tells Austin he's dying, and the future widow--a redheaded knock-out--offers tender consolation, Austins increasingly desperate financial situation draws him deeper and deeper into a barbed web of bad behavior and deceit. Austins would-be killer, whom he dubs Mr. Blabbermouth, could be any one of several suspects, as Austins words and deeds have attracted the wrath of many in recent weeks. The potential murderers include a wacked-out professional wrestler angry over Austin's poor investment recommendations, a jealous sales manager who Austin regularly belittles, and even Austin's greedy employer whose personality traits include a nasty, violent temper. Or could there be another suspect Austin overlooked entirely until he stepped on board that private yacht.

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ISBN:
9781591331940
Author:
Getze, Jack
Publisher:
Hilliard & Harris Publishers
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.06x6.00x.60 in. .70 lbs.

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