Michelle Richter

Diamonds for the Dead

Mystery | Alan Orloff

About the Book

A 2010 Agatha Award finalist for Best First Novel

Talk to anyone in Reston, Virginia, and they’ll say Josh Handleman’s dad, “Honest Abe,” was a real mensch. But when Josh returns home to bury his estranged father, he gets the shock of his life: his thrifty dad was filthy rich. Oy!

Who was this man who donated millions to charity, invested in the dreams of Josh’s friends, and shared his home with a strange vodka-swilling Russian? Apparently, Abe collected diamonds too. But when Josh can’t find the gems, he begins to wonder if his dad’s death was truly an accident.

Hounded by grief and remorse, Josh resolves to find his dad’s diamond stash—which could be his inheritance and proof of his father’s love. What he doesn’t realize is that this emotionally charged treasure hunt is taking him closer to his dad’s killer.

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The Details

Published: April 8, 2010
Publisher: Midnight Ink
Formats: EbookPaperback
ISBN-10: 073871948X
ISBN-13: 978-0738719481

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