Deuces Wild A Luis Mendoza Mystery Author:Dell Shannon Lt. Luis Mendoza, Robbery and Homicide, LAPD, one of the most knowledgeable cardsharps in an area famous for them, well knew that in certain poker deals if deuces are wild, there's a joker, also wild, roaming the deck. — But in the midst of the myriad crimes, always increased in August along with staff vacations, he was totally unprepared for th... more »e had dealt him in the form of a telephone call from his wife, Alison. "Luis," she said, "they're gone! They were in the yard and there was a man at the door, and the twins-they're simply gone!"
Thus kidnapping, the most harrowing of crimes, comes home to Luis Mendoza and his devoted household, bringing cliff-hanging suspense to them and the reader« less