By Jon A. Jackson
After waging a private struggle of vengeance opposed to the Detroit mob for killing her father, Helen Sedlacek drove off into the sundown with a truckload of money and her wily hit-man boyfriend, Joe carrier. So whilst Detective Sergeant Mulheisen hears guy becoming Joe’s description is in a sanatorium in Butte, Montana—shot within the face and comatose—he rushes to investigate.
whereas Helen is nowhere to be discovered, a guy employed to kill Joe turns up lifeless in a ditch within reach. Worse nonetheless, Mulheisen learns that a good extra vicious girl killer is on the town, trying to end Joe off.
Now, in a wierd land the place the air is fresh and the folks are pleasant, Mulheisen has to find the lacking mafia princess whereas attempting to preserve killer Joe in respiring for trial—not to say conserving himself out of the move fireplace among the police, the mob, and many neighborhood voters with loads of guns . . .
that includes a difficult, witty hero who's “an unmitigated pride on each level,” this can be a lightning-paced police mystery that's bound to maintain you on facet until eventually the final shot is fired (Booklist).
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