This story features the further adventures of the detective Slim Callaghan. In this tale he is hired by a woman who claims that she is being blackmailed by the thief of the priceless Denys Coronet. But he soon finds out that she is not at all what she seems.
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From the author of IT COULDN'T MATTER LESS and UNEASY TERMS. Another action packed case for Slim Callaghan. Murder, revenge, villains and beautiful ladies... just another day for Slim.About the Author:
Peter Cheyney was a British writer best known for his authorship of hard-boiled detective fiction featuring the fictitious Lemmy Caution and Slim Callaghan. A police reporter and crime investigator by trade, Cheyney penned his first detective story on a bet. Novels like This Man is Dangerous, The Urgent Hangman, and Dames Don t Care followed, and allowed Cheyney to pursue writing full-time. During his lifetime, Cheyney sold more than one million copies of his books, making him one of the most popular writers of his era. Cheyney died in 1951.
Peter Joyce has worked at Manchester Metropolitan University since 1980 and is currently the Principal Lecturer in the Department of Sociology. He has written widely in the areas of Politics and Criminology.
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Book Description Collier Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0020310315
Book Description Collier Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 20310315