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Item ImageDeadly Hold-up
by Jim Priebe
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152 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Art Fraser, the bridge-playing detective who made his debut in Takeout Double, has left Buffalo and moved his new family to Florida, where he is setting up as a private investigator. However, he's soon called back North to Boston, where a robbery at the ACBL Fall Nationals has left one man dead and a whole lot of money missing. The local homicide cops aren't overjoyed to have Fraser involved, but . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDouble Elimination: A Bridge Mystery
by Jim Priebe
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160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Art Fraser, the bridge-playing detective who made his debut in Takeout Double, is faced with a new mystery. Bodies are coming to light in cottage country in upper New York state, and once again bridge seems to be an intrinsic part of the case. Fraser has to wrestle with problems in his personal life too, as he faces career and family decisions at the same time as he is tracking down a ruthless ki . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMatchpoint Defense
by Jim Priebe
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200 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

If defense is the hardest part of playing bridge (and it is!) then defending at matchpoint scoring is the toughest challenge a player can face. Every trick matters, irrespective of the contract, and every decision is potentially critical. In Thinking on Defense Jim Priebe introduced the idea of visualization, picturing likely hands for declarer and basing defensive strategy on those. In this book . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTakeout Double: A Bridge Mystery
by Jim Priebe
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224 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Bob Smithers is dead, although few in the tournament bridge scene will shed any tears. Art Fraser, the ambitious police lieutenant assigned to the case, knows the bridge world well. He reckons that should give him the inside track on cracking his first homicide investigation, the one that will bring him the promotion he wants so much. But Smithers made enemies easily, both at the bridge table and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThinking on Defense
by Jim Priebe
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192 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Defense is the most difficult part of bridge, and for most players, the hardest part of defense is figuring out what to do. In this book, the reader is shown step-by-step how to visualize declarer's cards from the bidding and play, and then how to use this information to form a plan for the defense. This book is based on Jim Priebe's popular articles 'Visualization on Defense' which appeared in t . . . read more.