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A career in crime

A career in crime

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Published by Women"s Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women and literature.,
  • Crime writing -- Authorship.,
  • Detective and mystery stories -- Authorship.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHelen Windrath, editor.
    ContributionsWindrath, Helen.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 152 p. ;
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22398506M
    ISBN 100704346125

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      His memoir, Squad Man, published in , gives copious thanks to Sunday Mirror crime reporter Norman Lucas, which may explain the breathless prose. Some of . Slow-burning and masterfully plotted crime. Find it here: Amazon • Barnes & Noble. THE FOURTH MONKEY by JD Barker (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; ) A unique twist on the serial killer thriller. This book begins with the serial killer dying, and follows his development as we read through the entries in a journal he left behind.

    CAREER GUIDE FOR DETECTIVES AND CRIMINAL INVESTIGATORS SOC Code: Pay Band(s): 4, 5, and 6 (Salary Structure) Standard Occupational Description: Conduct investigations related to suspected violations of Federal, State, or local laws to prevent or solve Size: KB. Book marketing guru Amy Collins weighs in. Fake It ‘Til You Make It: “How to sell yourself as a Career Author while you’re on the road to becoming one!” by Our Special Guest |


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