Nick Poloas latest case finds him on familiar San Francisco turf where a Russian antiques dealer has hired him to locate Anna, the stunning holder of a valuable Mongol paitzaaa dog tag of sortsaoriginally worn by Ogodie Khan. Using no more than a defunct phone number and a grainy photograph of Anna, Polo soon catches up with the paitza's guardian. But before he can bring Anna and the treasure to his client, a rival investigator who is also hunting for the paitza winds up on a U.S. Army Fort with a slit throat. To catch the murderer and retrieve the Mongol badge, Nick must out-maneuver a United States Park Police officer, tanning salon prostitutes, military intelligence agents, and a shady German Consulate attache. Praise for Jerry Kennealy and the Nick Polo series: Green With Envy qThe sixth Nick Polo story again blends the Pi's wry commentary on modern societyaespecially as experienced in San Franciscoawith fast- paced adventure to create a thoroughly entertaining romp.q aPublishers Weekly qA fine entry in this underrated series.q aKirkus Reviews Polo's Wild Card qKennealy has a knack for weaving local scandal with San Francisco topography... Add to this the latest methods in picking locks, buying burglar gloves, computer hacking (private-eye style), and use of criminal indexes... we get quite a bit for our money from ex-con and ex-cop Polo.q aSan Francisco Chronicle qPolo's at his most raffishly amusing throughout... Highly recommended for people who read mysteries for the detective's company....q aKirkus Reviews Polo in the Rough qDiverting caper featuring PI Nick Polo... Kennealy, a PI himself, weaves a series of twists and turns that reveal a sure-handed knowledge of detective work.q aPublishers Weekly qKennealy's finely crafted stories always hold my interest. Never a wasted word.q aSan Francisco ExaminerI knew he lived in the apartment above the store, but there was no response to that door, either. I made a quick stop at my flat, where I disconnected the fax machine from the phone line and stuffed it and the operation manual in a canvas anbsp;...
|Title||:||All that Glitters|
|Publisher||:||Speaking Volumes - 2015-08-19|