Re: RARA-AVIS: Meg O'Brien: A Bright Flamingo Shroud

From: Karin Montin (
Date: 30 Nov 2008

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    I'd love to trade; write me off-list and we'll see if I have anything you're interested in.


    At 06:51 PM 30/11/2008, Juri wrote:
    >I'm giving this book away to anyone who's willing to send me a book in return.
    >It seems it's quite rare. There are two copies in Abebooks, both priced around
    >The book stars Jesse James, who's one of the female P.I's from the seventies
    >and eighties (even though she's not technically a private eye, she works like
    >one). The book was the fifth in the series, but the only one to come from
    >Women's Press. I think this was also the last one.
    >It seems that Meg O'Brien is writing romance novels nowadays, but she started
    >out as a hardboiled writer. I didn't much like the book, although it has an
    >interesting premise: Jesse James gets a visitor who turns out to be his own
    >father, a two-bit hustler who's running from some bad guys.
    >Anyone willing to get this? All I'm asking is that I receive a hardboiled
    >paperback in return and it certainly doesn't have to be in the same price
    >category, not even close.

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