Download PDF by Steve Monroe: '46, Chicago (Chicago, Book 2)

By Steve Monroe

ISBN-10: 1504012577

ISBN-13: 9781504012577

Dateline Chicago, 1946: coverage, the unlawful lottery, makes hundreds of thousands of bucks for racketeers in Chicago's black neighborhood. however the numbers don't upload up whilst kingpin Ed Jones is abducted. Who grabbed him? The mob? one other coverage wheel operator? And why?

Gus Carson, international warfare II veteran, a survivor of the sinking of his send within the Pacific. A Chicago cop, he's suspended for a overdue evening taking pictures at a brothel. input filthy rich politico Arvis Hypoole. He hires Gus to discover Jones. The caveat: He's obtained one week to do it. The problem: Everyone's searching for Jones and so much don't are looking to locate him alive.

writer Steve Monroe deals one other slice of underworld existence advised via fact-based fiction. And his protagonist, Carson, is the conduit to the intrigue. Haunted and violent, he staves off strain with a wisecrack or a difficult move to the jaw. He navigates via an international of playing, nightlife, shady politics and homicide, the entire whereas looking even more than the abduction sufferer. He's looking redemption. and there's just one time and one urban during which he can locate it: '46, Chicago.

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Naturally, it would be treason to speak with candour of the King, but he would make a superb Herod. He has the same suspicious walk and the incurable habit of prodding curtains and expecting an ambush round every corner. So silly of him! and a constant disappointment as well. He is an old darling, and spoils me, but really his character is frightfully weak. What ever will History say? But he never troubles about that, and he will certainly be made into an Opera after he is dead, and I daresay I shall be dragged into it, too.

In her delicate Greco hands, cased in stiff white kid, she carried the frailest of wicker baskets and tucked under her arm an elaborate sunshade of geranium pink. ' the Princess said, as she kissed her on either cheek. 'And, oh! What a smart hat. And how sensible of you to wear grey-it is always safe. Black, if it is well-made looks so fast. And now, don't forget, dearest, to bring me back in your basket an enormous water-melon, the kind they have in Palestine; and, if it were possible, I should so love a light green Rose.

Naturally, it would be treason to speak with candour of the King, but he would make a superb Herod. He has the same suspicious walk and the incurable habit of prodding curtains and expecting an ambush round every corner. So silly of him! and a constant disappointment as well. He is an old darling, and spoils me, but really his character is frightfully weak. What ever will History say? But he never troubles about that, and he will certainly be made into an Opera after he is dead, and I daresay I shall be dragged into it, too.

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