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The Black Ace by G B Joyce
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Mar 12, 2013 | ISBN 9780143187608

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Praise for The Code:

“One of this continent’s master craftsmen of sporting prose”…as fine a writer as can be found in any field.”
–Sports Illustrated

“This thriller has enough juice to satisfy those who’ve never been to a rink.”
–Library Journal

“[Joyce’s] knowledgeable, engagingly cynical perspective on hockey should prove compelling even for those readers with no interest in the sport.”
–Publishers Weekly

“Part CSI, part L.A. Law, part Hockey Night in Canada—Gare Joyce deserves a championship ring for his uncanny portrayal of Brad Shade, the earthy, educated hockey scout sleuth. This is sports writing, crime writing, and just plain writing as good as it gets.” —Roy MacGregor

“The Code is surely one of the great ‘insider’ fictions of the professional hockey world. Funny and full of dirty fights both on and off the ice, it delivers an astringent look into big league machinations and the human costs of playing the game.”
—Andrew Pyper, author of The Guardians

“For an amateur-detective story to work, the main character, the non-cop investigator, has to be well-drawn and engaging. Shade is both, and it’s his clever rapscallion personality that propels the story.” —Winnipeg Free Press
 

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