This is Murder Author:Erle Stanley Gardner Sam Moraine, businessman, poker player and friend of the D.A., agreed as a lark to act as go-between in a kidnapping case. Following instructions, he went to the boat, delivered $10,000 in old bills and received in exchange a bundle of blond dynamite named Ann Hartwell. — As they reached the mooring float, they were met by the beam of a flashligh... more »t and a man's voice saying: "You're under arrest, both of you. Get your hands up in the air and keep them that way."
It was the Federal boys and Sam thought it was the end. But it was only the beginning. What had started as a simple adventure turned into a mess of crooked politicians, double-crossing cops, certain ladies of elegant if easy virtue--and double murder!« less