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   Brass Cupcake, The, by John D. MacDonald  
  Novel, first publication in 1950
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      Take a hard-boiled ex-cop named Cliff Bartells. Take a beautiful girl with the unlikely name of Melody Chance. Add the death of one Elizabeth Stegman of Boston, Massachusettes. Plus her missing jewels, insured for seven hundred and fifty thousand dollars. What have you got? Murder for profit, of course. Cold-blooded, premeditated murder.

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