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When Lee Scarborough came upon the brunette sunbathing topless in her back yard, getting involved in a heist was the last thing on his mind. But somehow that's where he found himself — sneaking through a stranger's house, on the hunt for $120,000 in embezzled bank funds.

It looked like an easy score. But one thing stood between him and the money: the beautiful and deadly Madelon Butler.

Review:

"Madelon Butler [is] about the toughest babe you'll meet in fiction." Mystery File

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"First-rate." The New Yorker

Review:

"Brilliant, breathtaking, spectacular...Charles Williams is just about as good as they come." The New York Times

Review:

"Charles Williams is one of the neglected hardboiled geniuses of his era....His novels were perfect little gems." Joe R. Lansdale

Review:

"No one can make violence seem more real." John D. MacDonald

Review:

"Williams was the best of all the Gold Medal writers." Ed Gorman

Product Details

ISBN:
9780843955880
Author:
Williams, Charles
Publisher:
Hard Crime Case
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Burglary
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Suspense fiction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Hard Case Crime
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
February 2006
Binding:
Mass Market Paperbound
Language:
English
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
6.80x4.22x.72 in. .29 lbs.

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Product details 250 pages Hard Case Crime - English 9780843955880 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Madelon Butler [is] about the toughest babe you'll meet in fiction."
"Review" by , "First-rate."
"Review" by , "Brilliant, breathtaking, spectacular...Charles Williams is just about as good as they come."
"Review" by , "Charles Williams is one of the neglected hardboiled geniuses of his era....His novels were perfect little gems."
"Review" by , "No one can make violence seem more real."
"Review" by , "Williams was the best of all the Gold Medal writers."
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