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By the Time You Read This

A Novel

By Giles Blunt

By the Time You Read This
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  • Hardcover: Feb 2007,
    352 pages.
    Paperback: Jul 2008,
    352 pages.

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But Cardinal did not appear to be listening. The young cop watched in astonishment as Sergeant John Cardinal—star player on the CID team, veteran of the city’s highest-profile cases, legendary for his meticulous approach to crime scenes—went down on his knees in the pool of blood and cradled the shattered woman in his arms.

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