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A Gulliver Dowd Mystery
Adult Fiction
Pages: 0
Themes: mystery, crime, New York City, private eye, dogs
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/Sep/2013
Fry Reading Level: 2.5
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It all begins when PI Gulliver Dowd is approached by Ellis Torres, a street kid, on Valentino Pier in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn. Ellis has lost his dog, and after Gulliver helps to find the dog for him, they go their separate ways. So when Ellis is discovered beaten, unconscious and left for dead not far from the pier early the following morning, Gulliver is horrified—and suspicious. He sets out to find the attacker and learn why the boy was targeted. What Gulliver uncovers by way of bizarre clues—amidst threats of danger to himself and his loved ones—leads him on his most curious case yet. Undeniably, there is something amiss at Valentino Pier.

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