Drowned Hopes: A Dortmunder Mystery


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Dortmunder's past comes back to haunt him when he returns home after an unsuccessful burglary and finds his old cellmate sitting in his living room. He needs Dortmunder's help in retrieving $700,000 that he'd buried in a small town 30 years before. The problem is that, while he sat in jail, the State of New York flooded the area to build a reservoir; the loot is now under a few feet of dirt and many feet of water. Being a man of great determination but few ethical principles, the thief plans to blow up the dam, emptying the ...

Drowned Hopes: A Dortmunder Mystery 2008, Quercus Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781847245205

Mass-market paperback