This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidentseither are the product of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously.Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events,or locales is entirely coincidental.Translation copyright
2012 by Laura McGloughlinAll rights reserved.Published in the United States by Crown Publishers,an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group,a division of Random House, Inc., New York.www.crownpublishing.comOriginally published in Spain as
El verano de los juguetes muertos
by Grijalbo, an imprint of Random House Mondadori, Barcelona, in 2011.This translation originally published in hardcover in the UK by Doubleday,an imprint of Transworld Publishers, London, in 2012.Copyright
2012 by Antonio Hill.
and the Crown colophon are registered trademarksof Random House, Inc.Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication DataHill Gumbao, Toni.[Verano de los juguetes muertos. English]The summer of dead toys : a thriller / Antonio Hill. — 1st ed.1. Murder—Investigation—Fiction. 2. Barcelona (Spain)—Fiction. 3. Mysteryfiction. I. Ttile.PQ6708.I45V4713 2013863'.7—dc232012034335ISBN 978-0-7704-3587-5eISBN 978-0-7704-3588-2
Book design by Jaclyn ReyesJacket design by Roberto De Vicq De CumptichJacket photograph: Jorge Delgado Author photograph: James Recoder
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