Scratch One: An Early Thriller

Open Road Media
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“Set in the ultra-glamorous French Riviera of the late sixties . . . pure, high-octane entertainment” from the blockbuster author of Jurassic Park (Pop Mythology).
 An arms dealer in Copenhagen dies after sipping a poisoned martini. An American diplomat in Lisbon is shot in the back of the head. A Frenchman survives being pushed in front of a train, only to be murdered in his hospital bed. Though seemingly unconnected, these events are part of an international conspiracy that could spell death for Roger Carr.

Carr is a lawyer, but he has no love for Lady Justice. A dilettante playboy sent to France on a cushy assignment, he lands himself right in the middle of an international arms deal. Both sides of the conflict have mistaken him for an agent, and the secret service interventions of a dozen countries will do anything to secure him—dead or alive.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Michael Crichton including rare images from the author’s estate.
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About the author

Michael Crichton (1942–2008) was one of the most successful novelists of his generation, admired for his meticulous scientific research and fast-paced narrative. He graduated summa cum laude and earned his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1969. His first novel, Odds On (1966), was written under the pseudonym John Lange and was followed by seven more Lange novels. He also wrote as Michael Douglas and Jeffery Hudson. His novel A Case of Need won the Edgar Award in 1969. Popular throughout the world, he has sold more than 200 million books. His novels have been translated into thirty-eight languages, and thirteen have been made into films.     
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
Jul 23, 2013
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Pages
217
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ISBN
9781453299241
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / International Mystery & Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / Espionage
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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