Doubleback Into Death : A Collection of Four Crime Mysteries
Private detective Joe Downing takes on the challenge of four new crime mysteries here in settings as diverse as the smoky nightclubs of Los Angeles and the snow-covered expanses of the mountains. In World Without Future, an aggrieved, determined ex-con is out for blood in the after-hours club scene. In Gut Shot, Joe investigates the cold-blooded murder of a Navy admiral in a motel alley. The murderer even pays a middle-of-the-night visit looking for a piece of evidence. In Doubleback Into Death, Joe travels to the mountains trying to save an innocent, naive young woman from a drug cartel that intends to use her as a mule. In The Bittersweet Bar, a group of con men working in tandem lure the bar owner's wife to her home to rob her blind, and they even return to the bar at closing to rob that, too. Joe Downing is immersed throughout these four stories in a swarm of violent characters and the nefarious deeds they commit, but they'll have to get past him to escape their own early grave. Full of detailed descriptions, these stories are great reading for the hard-boiled crime fiction fan."
- Paperback | 116 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.37mm | 231.33g
- 12 Mar 2015
- Illustrations, black and white
About Tony Christensen
Tony Christensen is a writer and English teacher living in southern California. He loves novels, sports, and reading about foreign policy. He studied philosophy in college but prefers studying government now. This is his first publication in print.