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The Stolen Gold Affair: A Carpenter and Quincannon Mystery (Hardcover)

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The Stolen Gold Affair is the latest charming historical mystery in Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Bill Pronzini's detective series.

In response to a string of gold thefts in a Mother Lode mine, Quincannon goes undercover as a newly-hired miner to identify and capture the men responsible.

Meanwhile, Sabina finds herself not only making plans for her and Quincannon’s wedding, but also investigating both an audacious real estate scam and an abusive young man's villainous secret.

The Carpenter and Quincannon Mysteries:
#1 The Bughouse Affair
#2 The Spook Lights Affair
#3 The Body Snatchers Affair
#4 The Plague of Thieves Affair
#5 The Dangerous Ladies Affair
#6 The Bags of Tricks Affair
#7 The Flimflam Affair
#8 The Stolen Gold Affair

About the Author


Bill Pronzini's novel, Snowbound, received the Grand Prix de la Littérature Policière as the best crime novel published in France in 1988. A Wasteland of Strangers was nominated for best crime novel of 1997 by both the Mystery Writers of America and the International Crime Writers Association; in addition to six Edgar Award nominations, Pronzini has received three Shamus Awards, two for best novel, and the Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in northern California with his wife, the crime novelist Marcia Muller.

Praise For…


“Attractive characters, a finely tuned plot, and fascinating snippets of California history distinguish this outing. Who could ask for more?”—Publishers Weekly on The Stolen Gold Affair

Praise for the Carpenter and Quincannon Series:

“...there's more than enough to satisfy readers looking for a fast, fun escape from their daily cares.”—Publishers Weekly on The Flimflam Affair

“This fast-moving novel offers plenty of fun.”—Publishers Weekly on The Bags of Tricks Affair

“Four stars. The plotting is great fun.”—Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine on The Plague of Thieves Affair

“Those who enjoy historical mysteries are in for a particular treat with this delightful new series featuring two intrepid detectives who solve their cases using different but equally effective methods.” —Booklist on The Bughouse Affair

"Readers will enjoy the historical details as they ponder the cases and wonder about the Carpenter-Quincannon relationship."—Booklist on The Body Snatchers Affair

"Historical mystery readers will enjoy this well-researched story from a pair of always reliable genre veterans."—Booklist on The Spook Lights Affair

"A doubly impossible crime only adds to the enjoyable plot"—Publishers Weekly on The Bughouse Affair

“An intriguing mystery.”—Publishers Weekly on The Spook Lights Affair

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250216489
ISBN-10: 1250216486
Publisher: Forge Books
Publication Date: April 7th, 2020
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Carpenter and Quincannon