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A stab in the dark : a novel (original 1981; edition 1981)
A Stab in the Dark by Lawrence Block (1981)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0380715740, Mass Market Paperback)Louis Pinell, the recently apprehended "Icepick Prowler," freely admits to having slain seven young women nine years ago -- but be swears it was a copycat who killed Barbara Ettinger Matthew Scudder believes him. But the trail to Ettinger's true murderer is twisted, dark and dangerous...and even colder than the almost decade-old corpse the p.i. is determined to avenge.
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Nine long years have passed since the killer last struck, nine long years since eight helpless young women were hideously slaughtered by an icepick-weilding fiend. But now ex-cop Matthew Scudder has been hired to finally bring victim Barbara Ettinger's slayer to jusitce.
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