The Hot Kid

The Hot Kid

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Hot cars, gun molls, speakeasies, bank robbers and murder are the game in this powerfully entertaining story from Elmore Leonard, the undisputed master of the crime novel. Set in Oklahoma during the 1930s, THE HOT KID introduces Carl Webster, one of the coolest lawmen ever to draw on a fugitive felon. At 21, Carl Webster's on his way to becoming the most famous Deputy US Marshal in America. He's shot and killed notorious bank robber Emmet Long and is now tracking Jack Belmont, the no-good son of an oil millionaire with dreams of becoming Public Enemy Number One. True Detective writer Tony Antonelli is following the story, and this one's big, full of beautiful women, Tommy guns and a former lawman who believes in vigilante justice. THE HOT KID is one exhilarating story playing out against the flapper period of gun molls and Prohibition.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 111 x 176 x 20mm | 182g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Open market ed
  • 0753820471
  • 9780753820476

About Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard has written more than three dozen books during his astonishingly long career, and many of his novels have been made into bestselling films. He has been named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.show more

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