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“Pretty Little Parasite” by David Corbett

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Casino tips aren’t enough to support Sam Pitney’s new life, so she begins a new career that is as lucrative as it is criminal. Sam is a natural, careful, professional. That is, until she falls for her newest client. Certain she’s come to know everything about him, Sam lets her guard down only to discover the man she’s grown so fond of never really existed.


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About the Author
David Corbett, a contributing editor for Writer’s Digest, is the author of five novels (including 2015’s The Mercy of the Night), the story collection Thirteen Confessions, and the writing guide The Art of Character. Patrick Anderson (Washington Post) described Done for a Dime as “one of the three or four best American crime novels I’ve ever read.” George Pelecanos remarked, “Corbett, like Robert Stone and Graham Greene before him, is crafting important, immensely thrilling books.”
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