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A Kind of Transaction

A Kind of Transaction

(1991)
(A book in the Eric Ward series)
A novel by

 
The arrival of Malaysian businessman Simon Chan in the North-East brought the prospect of business for Morcomb Estates and an assignment for solicitor Eric Ward: find the missing executive Harry Staughton. At the same time he was given another task by the merchant bank on whose board he sat reluc¬tantly: raise a defence for Artaros SA against an aggressive takeover bid by an American arbitrageur with a shady background.

Neither task was clear-cut: Staughton's complete disappearance, doubtful dealings over the sale and chartering of the Arctic Queen to Chan's company, and Eric's own uneasiness over the dirty tricks approach called for by the Artaros defence were compounded by the re-emergence into his affairs of the shady lawyer Charles Davison.

When a body was washed ashore in Spain, the trail led Eric north to Berwick. There he stumbled upon a second murder and had to battle for his life against a professional killer.

But it was in the court-room that the twisted skeins were finally unravelled. Matched against his old legal adversary, Eric discovered just what kind of transaction could go on between three amoral men ...

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

November 1992 : Hardback
Title: A Kind of Transaction (Lythway Large Print Series)
Author(s): Roy Lewis
ISBN: 0745116795 / 9780745116792 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers
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December 1991 : Hardback
Title: A Kind of Transaction
Author(s): J. R. Lewis
ISBN: 0002323648 / 9780002323642 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Crime
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Audio Editions

August 2006 : Audio Cassette
Title: A Kind of Transaction
Author(s): J. R. Lewis
ISBN: 1846480930 / 9781846480935 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
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August 2006 : Audio CD
Title: A Kind of Transaction
Author(s): J. R. Lewis
ISBN: 1846481112 / 9781846481116 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Limited
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Kindle Editions

March 2012 : Kindle edition
Title: A Kind of Transaction (Eric Ward Book 9)
Author(s): Roy Lewis
ISBN: B007MUIV98
Publisher: Templar North Publications
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