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The instant enemy

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Vintage Crime/Black Lizard,
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1st Vintage Crime/Black Lizard ed.

Generations of murder, greed and deception come home to roost in time for the most shocking conclusion ever in a Lew Archer novel. At first glance, it's an open-and-shut missing persons case: a headstrong daughter has run off to be with her hothead juvenile delinquent boyfriend. That is until this bush-league Bonnie & Clyde kidnap Stephen Hackett, a local millionaire industrialist. Now, Archer is offered a cool 100 Gs for his safe return by his coquettish heiress mother who has her own mysterious ties to this disturbed duo. But the deeper Archer digs, the more he realizes that nothing is as it seems and everything is questionable. Is the boyfriend a psycho ex-con with murder on the brain or a damaged youngster trying to straighten out his twisted family tree? And is the daughter simply his nympho sex-kitten companion in crime or really a fragile kid, trying to block out horrific memories of bad acid and an unspeakable sex crime?

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full_title instant enemy
author macdonald ross
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lastUpdate 2018-02-20 04:19:32AM

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author Macdonald, Ross, 1915-1983.
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subject_facet Archer, Lew (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Private investigators -- California -- Fiction
title_display The instant enemy
title_full The instant enemy / Ross Macdonald
title_short The instant enemy
topic_facet Archer, Lew (Fictitious character), Private investigators