By Robert Bruce Stewart

“It was once studying this ebook that made my stopover at to Buffalo imperative.” — William McKinley

“Of the entire first novels we've reviewed this 12 months, this is often the main nascent.” — Publishers Meekly

In July 1900, hapless assurance investigator Harry Reese travels to Buffalo to appear right into a suspicious fireplace. 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 turn into of the infamous ringleader? And used to be the lacking Charles Elwell killed for the coverage funds? 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 seems carrying out an research of her personal. It’s a byzantine odyssey, in which Harry can by no means ensure of anyone’s loyalties, least of all these who’ve employed him.

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Always a Cold Deck (A Harry Reese Mystery, Book 1)

“It was once studying this e-book that made my stopover at to Buffalo important. ” — William McKinley

“Of the entire 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 whatever 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 assurance 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 lady who looks accomplishing an research of her personal. It’s a byzantine odyssey, in which Harry can by no means make sure of anyone’s loyalties, least of all these who’ve employed him.

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Chapter 6. Chapter 7. Chapter 8. Chapter 9. Chapter 10. Chapter 11. Chapter 12. Chapter 13. Chapter 14. PART TWO - THE RAVEN REBORN Chapter 15. Chapter 16. Chapter 17. Chapter 18. Chapter 19. Chapter 20. Chapter 21. Chapter 22. Chapter 23. Chapter 24. Chapter 25. Chapter 26. Chapter 27. Chapter 28. Chapter 29. Chapter 30. Chapter 31. Chapter 32. PART THREE - THE WHITE SHIP Chapter 33. Chapter 34. Chapter 35. Chapter 36. Chapter 37. Chapter 38. Chapter 39. Chapter 40. Chapter 41. Chapter 42. Chapter 43.

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