By Amy Myers
Jack Colby, motor vehicle detective, takes a doubtless regimen fee that precipitates him right into a risky global of secrets and techniques and murder
A fee to shop for a vintage Packard saloon from the Thirties on behalf of a consumer must have been regimen for Jack Colby, yet this Packard is specified . . . and as Jack struggles to piece jointly the car’s heritage and the secret surrounding it, he's quickly triggered right into a harmful international the place not anything is because it seems.
What is the explanation in the back of enigmatic banking tycoon Philip Moxton’s determined wish for this actual motor vehicle? no matter what it really is, the car’s present proprietor, actor Tom Herrick, turns out to grasp it too – and is all too prepared to promote. but if homicide moves, Jack is drawn right into a hunt for the fact that consists of not just his own happiness yet dealing with a continuing killer.
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You took the woman of your boss, a man more powerful than yourself, then you complain he won’t help you. What nonsense. You left your family, your children without a father, to marry a whore and you weep because they don’t welcome you back with open arms. The whore, you don’t hit her in the face because she is making a picture, then you are amazed because she laughs at you. ” Johnny Fontane shrugged. “I can’t marry Ginny again, not the way she wants. I have to gamble, I have to drink, I have to go out with the boys.
He had seen her brush her swelling buttocks against Enzo’s front when the baker’s helper squeezed behind her to fill the counter baskets with hot loaves from the oven. The young rascal’s hot loaf would be in her oven, Nazorine thought lewdly, if proper steps were not taken. Enzo must be kept in America and be made an American citizen. And there was only one man who could arrange such an affair. The Godfather. Don Corleone. All of these people and many others received engraved invitations to the wedding of Miss Constanzia Corleone, to be celebrated on the last Saturday in August 1945.
He would go back to New York. He would go back to the one man with the power, the wisdom he needed and a love he still trusted. His Godfather Corleone. The baker, Nazorine, pudgy and crusty as his great Italian loaves, still dusty with flour, scowled at his wife, his nubile daughter, Katherine, and his baker’s helper, Enzo. Enzo had changed into his prisoner-of-war uniform with its green-lettered armband and was terrified that this scene would make him late reporting back to Governor’s Island. One of the many thousands of Italian Army prisoners paroled daily to work in the American economy, he lived in constant fear of that parole being revoked.
Classic Cashes In A Jack Colby British Classic Car Mystery (A Jack Colby Mystery, Book 1) by Amy Myers