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Ambrose Bierce and the Queen of Spades (Ambrose Bierce, Bk 1)
Ambrose Bierce and the Queen of Spades - Ambrose Bierce, Bk 1
Author: Oakley Hall
ISBN-13: 9780140288605
ISBN-10: 0140288600
Publication Date: 2/1/2000
Pages: 288
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Penguin
Book Type: Paperback
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Ambrose Bierce is a muckraker reporter in late 1800's San Francisco whose literary target is the Southern Pacific Railroad. He and his fellow reporter Tom Redmond are faced with horror of a killer known as the "Slasher" for his method causing the rapid demise of ladies in the bay area. The book intoduces the reader to a group of individuals known as the Queen of Spades from the silver days of Virginia City. If you like mystery, intrigue, romance, the wealth and power of Nob hill elite, and history of this era this one's for you.
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1st of a series taking place in the 1870's in San Francisco.