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The shell game

Steve Alten

The shell game

by Steve Alten

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Sweetwater Books, Distributed by Cedar Fort in Springville, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War on terrorism, 2001- -- Fiction,
  • Terrorism -- Prevention -- Fiction,
  • Intelligence officers -- Fiction,
  • Conspiracy -- Fiction,
  • International relations -- Fiction,
  • Nuclear warfare -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Steve Alten.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3551.L764 S54 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18004873M
    ISBN 109781599550947
    LC Control Number2007026515

    Stapled Paper Book. Condition: Good. 'The Three Shell Game - a vest pocket act that has intrigued and entertained laymen and magicians for many years. It is essentially a close-up performance ideal for intimate table-work. The sleights and strategy of the game are not the invention of any one man, but are the accumulated ideas and subtleties.   M. K. Hoffman Shoestring Book Publishing ( Clarion Rating: 3 out of 5 Shell Game champions the economic causes of the general public while admonishing the moneyed institutions that exploit them.. M.K. Hoffman’s passionate memoir and political argument, Shell Game, takes on big banks, which it says bilk the public out of trillions of dollars.3/5.

    The Shell Game The events of September 11th, the invasion of Iraq the threat of radical Islam an impending showdown with Iran. What do these situations have in common? the world is running out. The SHELL GAME is far more than a thriller, it is a MUST-READ cautionary tale that exposes the next “9/11 event” a deception that will lead to a retaliatory chemical weapons strike on.   In Shell Game, no one can be trusted and nothing is what it seems, except for the indomitable detective and her thirst for justice. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Lotty Herschel, V.I. Warshawski's stand-in maternal figure, needs her friend's help in MWA Grand Master Paretsky's riveting 20th novel featuring the intrepid Chicago PI (after 's /5(90).

    Full text of "Shell (PDFy mirror)" See other formats SHELL GAME: The Betrayal and Cover-Up by the U.S. Government of the Union Bank of Switzerland-Terrorist Threat Finance Connection To Booz Allen Hamilton and U.S. Central Command A Whis tleblowing Report to the United States Congress Submitted by Scott Bennett, 2LT, United States Army (Reserve) 11th Psychological Operations .   Shell Game (Book): Paretsky, Sara: "Sleuth V.I. Warshawski returns to the Windy City to save an old friend's nephew from a murder arrest. The case involves a stolen artifact that could implicate a shadowy network of international criminals. As V.I. investigates, the detective soon finds herself tangling with the Russian mob, ISIS backers, and a shady network of stock scams and stolen art.


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Shell Game by Sara Paretsky is the 19th book in the VI Warshawski series about a Chicago private eye who solves crimes. I read 2/3 of the series several years ago, then got sidetracked for the last five. I decided to catch up on them this summer, in preparation for the 20th book's launch in early /5.

Wow. I will mimic what many have already said; the Shell Game is a real page turner. And, I too, agree with many of the reviews that Steve Alten is known for his extensive research before writing each book, like Domain and Goliath, etc.

Further, the writer states that this book "The Shell Game' is based on truth, but guised as fiction/5(). In Shell Game, no one can be trusted and nothing is what it seems, except for the indomitable detective and her thirst for justice.

About the Author Hailed by P. James as “the most remarkable” of modern crime writers, Sara Paretsky is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two novels, including the renowned V.I. Warshawski series.4/5(). The Shell Game is a breezy, entertaining, fast-paced introduction to the adversarial relationship at the center of this series, between a suave, elegant, likeable trickster and the by-the-book FBI agent determined to take him down/5.

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+ Read more ISBN: Book reviews. Shell Game Sara Paretsky Review by Bruce Tierney. October V.I. Warshawski, like all of us, is not getting any younger. She is well past the age of dangling upside down in search of clues or doing fishtail burnouts The shell game book her V-8 Mustang to avoid getting shot, and certainly past the years when she should be treading across thin.

Shell Game is just another name for Three-card Monte and VI Warshawski is normally too streetwise to get involved in a mug’s game. However, when her oldest friend’s nephew is framed for the murder of a man found dead in a forest near Chicago and her own niece has vanished without a trace, VI has to play by someone else’s rules.

In Shell Game, nothing and no one are what they seem, except for the detective herself, who loses sleep, money, and blood, but remains indomitable in her quest for justice. Each book is an action-packed story with lots of humor and a social issue that leads to a suspenseful story.

In this story Paretsky adds current affairs as V. deals. Therefore proving the existence and reliability of the information provided. This book is a VITAL read and, mods, please sticky this book or put him in the image sidebar or something.

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The story plot was unusual in the fact the hero and heroine were definitely maneuvered by the sub heroine (the aunt) into daring to fall in love. This author is a polished writer with fresh ideas to /5(). The Shell Game is a prequel to the riveting series from Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg.

Praise for the Fox and O’Hare series “The laugh-out-loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent/5(36). SHELL GAME. by Sara Paretsky. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet.

KIRKUS REVIEW. V.I. Warshawski (Fallout,etc.) goes to bat for a niece of her own and a grandnephew of her best friend. When an unidentified corpse turns up in the wilds of Cap Sauer’s Holding, Lt.

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The elaborate plot is a little far-fetched, though that’s par the norm for the thriller genre, but not so complicated that it can’t be easily followed.3/4(8). Shell Game (Star Trek, Book 63) by Crandall, Melissa and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The AllMusic review awarded the album 4 stars stating "The Shell Game shines forth as a charismatic effort from a preeminent stylist who is willing to take risks".

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With Peter Thomas, Shane Smith, Bill Bass, Chris Carpenter. When a mussel-shell diver and his fiancée are found dead in their burned home, it doesn't take investigators long to realize that the fire was arson and their death was murder.

And when detectives discover thousands of dollars worth of shells missing from the property, it's up to a ballistics expert to find the clues to put the /10(44).