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Name: Never Pick Up Hitch-hikers!

Author: Ellis Peters
Year: 1976
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Genres/categories: Mystery

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ISBN:
9780688030490
0688030491
From the publisher (source: The Internet Book List):
When Alf Jarrett spots the hitch-hiker waiting on the motorway slip-road, he thinks his prayers have been answered. William Banks is a personable young man of twenty, just leaving home for the first time - perfect for what Alf has in mind.

And when William is offered a free night's lodging and the chance to repay Alf for the lift, he accepts eagerly. After all, it sounds simple enough - drop off a package at a block of flats and post the spare key through the letter-box.

What William doesn't realise is that he is the intended victim in a sinister plan of arson and murder. And it is only his good fortune - and the timely intervention of a guardian angel in the form of a charming girl called Calli - that saves him from becoming a corpse...

Thrown involuntarily into a case that involves mistaken identity and a bank robbery from which the spoils have never been recovered, the two young sleuths discover they aren't the only ones on the trail... And there is another murder and a dramatic confrontation before the tangled threads are finally unravelled.


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