Miami, 1981.  When Detective Max Mingus and his partner Joe are called to the scene of a death at Miami's Primate Park, it looks like another routine - if slightly bizarre - investigation.  Until two things turn up:  the victim's family, slaughtered; and a partly digested tarot card in the dead man's stomach.  The King of Swords.


Nick Stone

Nick Stone was born in Cambridge in 1966, the son of a Scottish father and a Haitian mother. His first novel, Mr Clarinet, won the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, the International Thriller Writers Award for Best First Novel and the Macavity Award for Best First Novel, and was nominated for The Barry Award for Best British Novel.

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Series: Max Mingus

Year of Publication
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Review KING OF SWORDS - Nick Stone
Karen Chisholm
Thursday, January 3, 2008

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