The Hook

The Hook

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Grand Central Pub
Critically acclaimed for his recent bestseller, "The Ax, " Westlake returns with a tale of twisted psychological suspense involving two cunning authors--and one deadly proposition.

Baker & Taylor
Confronting a fading writing career, Wayne Prentice is faced with a unique proposition from best-selling writer Bryce Proctorr, who promises to split a multi-million book contract with Wayne if he can publish a manuscript of Wayne's under his own name--and Wayne will join him in a plot to eliminate Proctorr's estranged wife

Blackwell North Amer
Bryce Proctorr has a multimillion-dollar contract for his next novel, a trophy wife raking him over the coals of a protracted divorce, a bad case of writer's block, and an impending deadline.
Wayne Prentice is a fading author in a world that no longer values his work. He's gone through two pseudonyms, watched his book sales shrivel, and is contemplating leaving the writing life.
Proctorr has a proposition: If Prentice will hand over his unsold manuscript to publish under Proctorr's name, the two will split the book advance fifty-fifty. There's just one small rider to the deal.

Hachette Book Group
Critically acclaimed for his recent bestseller, "The Ax, " Westlake returns with a tale of twisted psychological suspense involving two cunning authors--and one deadly proposition.

Baker
& Taylor

Desperately confronting a fading writing career, author Wayne Prentice is faced with a unique proposition from bestselling writer Bryce Proctorr, who promises to split a multimiliondollar book contract with Wayne if Wayne will give him his unsold manuscript to publish under Proctorr's nameand Wayne will join him in a plot to eliminate Proctorr's estranged trophy wife. 50,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Mysterious Press : Published by Warner Books, [2000]
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780892965885
0892965886
Branch Call Number: MYS We 2000
Characteristics: 280 pages ; 24 cm

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