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Hooperman: a bookstore mystery
by John M Daniel
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Release Date: 11/01/13
Genre: Mystery
Pages: 210
Publisher: Oak Tree Press
Format ISBN Price
Print 978-1610090612 10.98
Kindle 978-1610090612 2.99
Author Page: John M Daniel
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Hooperman Johnson is a tall, bushy-bearded man of few words. He works as a bookstore cop, catching shoplifters in the act. It’s a difficult job for a man with a stammer, but somebody’s got to do it, because Maxwell’s Books is getting ripped off big-time. And, more and more, it looks like the thief works for the store. Set in the summer of 1972, the summer of the Watergate break-in, Hooperman is a bookstore mystery without a murder, but full of plot, oddball characters, laughs —and love, some of it poignant, some of it steamy.

"Pleasant and unusually good-natured, this novel from Daniel harkens back to a time when printed books mattered and an independent bookstore could be a social club for passionately eccentric bibliophiles." —Publishers Weekly starred review.


 

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