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Blood Sympathy (Joe Sixsmith, Book 1) by [Hill, Reginald]
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Blood Sympathy (Joe Sixsmith, Book 1) Kindle Edition

2.7 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews

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Length: 224 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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‘Splendid moments in this entertaining mystery’
Sunday Telegraph

‘A thoroughly engaging investigator’

‘Few writers in the genre today have Hill’s gifts: formidable intelligence, quick humour, compassion and a prose style that blends elegance and grace’
Donna Leon, Sunday Times

‘Reginald Hill’s novels are really dances to the music of time’
Ian Rankin

‘The best crime novel of the year’
Natasha Cooper, The Times (of On Beulah Height)

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‘Reginald Hill stands head and shoulders above any other writer of homebred crime fiction’ Observer

PI can mean many things, but can it really mean a balding, middle-aged lathe operator from a high rise in Luton? Joe Sixsmith thinks it can.

His Aunt Mirabelle thinks you’d have to be crazy to hire him, and Joe’s current clients certainly fit the bill. One’s confessing to the brutal murder of his whole family; another thinks she’s a witch. Next to them, the two heavies who believe Joe is hiding their illicit drugs seem almost normal.

As Joe stumbles his way through bodies, gangsters and hostile police officers, he is protected by a combination of sheer luck and the help of a new lady friend. And soon it seems like he might just surpass everyone’s expectations…

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 455 KB
  • Print Length: 224 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins (10 September 2015)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B013ACZID8
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #193,833 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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