Shakedown Author:Richard Ellington I am a private eye, Broadway is my beat and "murder is my business". — The door to my office opened with confidence, lost its nerve, then closed politely. I swiveled around in my chair and took a look. She was tall, with olive skin and soft upswept dark hair. — What I didn't know at the time was, she led straight to murder- — But like... more » it or lump it, murder is my business. And she stood there tall and overripe- and handed me a lapful.
(This book was also published by William Morrow Company and titles "Just Killing Time".)« less