Ex–Metropolitan Police Officer Jack Kiley spent his profession discerning truth from fiction. Now a personal detective, Kiley has agreed to enquire the provenance of a newly found manuscript. misplaced for decades, lifeless Dames Don’t Sing is average pulp fodder: “Hard, speedy, and deadly,” in line with Daniel Pike, the infrequent booklet broker who hires Kiley. What makes it unusual—and in all likelihood valuable—is that the radical seems to were written through the overdue poet William Pierce before he made a reputation for himself. Pierce’s bewitching socialite-cum-model daughter, Alexandra, insists that it’s actual, yet Kiley isn’t so certain. anything doesn’t suppose correct, however the deeper he digs, the extra he wonders if poetry and pulp quite are such unusual bedfellows.
Hailed as “one of our such a lot complete writers” by way of The day-by-day Telegraph, John Harvey brings swinging London—both earlier and present—to lifestyles during this gripping novella.
The Bibliomysteries are a chain of brief stories approximately lethal books, by way of most sensible secret authors.
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