A Lion is in the Streets Author:Adria Locke Langley "I'll stop at nothing" and Hank Martin meant it. He knew a thousand ways to work and scheme his way to power, and he used all of them. And he used people - the society women who hungered for virility, crooks and businessmen won by the promise of rich pickings, the voter he promised a heaven on earth. — Hank martin got his power - but Verity Mar... more »tin knew the vibrant young man she'd married was gone - and a vicious beast ruled her state and shared her bed!
"the most devasting novel about American politics that has been written in a long time" - Boston Globe
Published in 1945. This copy printed in 1964. Front cover says it was a 'smashing best-seller..'« less