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By William Topek

ISBN-10: 1926760719

ISBN-13: 9781926760711

Kansas urban, 1935.
Private detective Devlin Caine gets a telegram from his estranged older brother, a Baltimore banker who's been framed for embezzlement. At his brother's request, Caine involves Baltimore, looking ahead to not anything greater than to supply a bit valuable recommendation. yet briefly order, he unearths himself deeply serious about an complicated self belief scheme.

Never try and con a con, yet Caine unearths himself pressured into doing simply that. And he may have the adventure and information to tackle a veteran grasp of the lengthy con. yet can he deal with 3 varied executive companies, his former boss, and a violent Chicago mobster who additionally look at the scene?

Working in an odd urban and applying cons on most sensible of cons, Caine struggles to save lots of not just his brother's occupation, yet most likely his personal cover.

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Every nerve in my body feels on fire. “Lowest setting,” someone says. When my eyes finally allow themselves to focus, I realize the voice belongs to the colonel, who is sitting on the end of my bed, cleaning a handgun that seems to be constructed mainly of glass. Since I was shot in the middle of the desert, and beds out there are few and far between, I decide I must be somewhere else. Lowest setting? “Bullshit,” I say. Beyond the edge of my vision, someone laughs. “We adjusted the power packs,” says the colonel.

The sergeant nods. “Yes, sir,” he says. ” He’s quite obviously talking to the general. “Dismissed,” says General Jaxx. And away we go. 4 6 DEATH’S HEAD “He’s taken a liking to you,” says the sergeant. “Just as well. ” The sergeant smiles at me, a death’s-head grin that goes with his silver buttons and the badge on his cap. ” My snort is answer enough. I’ve jumped planet in low-level troop carriers, surrounded by the kind of recruits who throw up if forced to cross a puddle, and I’ve dropped from a pod, years ago when we first took this system from the Enlightened, may their metal heads catch fire .

I’m being drawn upward before I realize he’s activated the machine. ” he demands as we crawl past sections of ce- 3 6 DEATH’S HEAD ramic jammed across tunnel entrances halfway up. He has his helmet light playing across the sides of the chimney. I guess he didn’t see the makeshift barricades on his way down. “Armored ceramic,” I tell him. The light when he turns blinds my eyes. Muttering something, the man tilts his head. And then repeats whatever he originally said. ” he checks, looking at me. “Yes,” I say.

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