By Robert Bruce Stewart
“It was once examining this booklet that made my stopover at to Buffalo imperative.” — William McKinley
“Of all of the first novels we've reviewed this yr, this can be the main nascent.” — Publishers Meekly
In July 1900, hapless coverage investigator Harry Reese travels to Buffalo to seem right into a suspicious hearth. but if Harry uncovers a smuggling ring, the case morphs into anything extra sinister, and he’s confronted with a brand new set of questions. What’s develop into of the infamous ringleader? And was once the lacking Charles Elwell killed for the coverage cash? Or is he alive and sharing within the proceeds? to discover the solutions, Harry travels to Canada and again within the corporation of a political boss’s conniving stooge and a curious younger girl who appears to be like undertaking an research of her personal. It’s a byzantine odyssey, within which Harry can by no means verify of anyone’s loyalties, least of all these who’ve employed him.
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M. on Midsummer's Eve, one of them put a big tarpaulin in his red duffel bag. He also included a roll of tape and some old aluminium tent pegs. If it rained, they would have shelter. Everything was ready. There was only one thing that could not have been anticipated. One of them suddenly became ill. It was a young woman, the one who had perhaps been looking forward to the Midsummer's Eve plans most of all. She had met the others less than a year before. When she woke up that morning she had felt nauseated.
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Always a Cold Deck (A Harry Reese Mystery, Book 1) by Robert Bruce Stewart