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Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. Sort order. Sep 15, Jerz rated it it was amazing. I live in Guernsey and actually owned a bookshop when Ron turned up and asked me if I wanted to stock this book. I'm glad I did. Set in Guernsey in the s, London gangsters thought they could raid Guernsey and gain a fortune.
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They bit of more than they could chew and there is a really good twist to the story's end. I know that the author tried to get to get this made into a film but I don't think it came about. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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They ambushed the guard, coming from behind the eatery, two carrying pistols and one carrying a rifle, police said. The guard was shot in the face and was later pronounced dead at a hospital. The attackers took the money and fled in a gold colored SUV that was reported stolen. Houston police homicide detectives, as well as the FBI's violent crime task force, are on the scene.
Houston bank branches have been hit with a steady beat of armored truck heists in recent years that involve brazen attacks on couriers.