By Dolores Gordon-Smith
Destitute and determined, George Lassiter breaks into the kitchen of a stranger's condominium for nutrition and shield. There he witnesses the homicide of a pretty lady. but if the police seek the home tomorrow, they locate not anything. The corpse has vanished, as though through magic. Even George's good friend and rescuer Jack Haldean believes it was once not anything greater than a nightmare. however the results of that nightmare will plunge Jack right into a tangle of lies and obsession as he hunts a ruthless killer.
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As if by Magic (Jack Haldean Mystery, Book 3) by Dolores Gordon-Smith