The Widow had a Gun Author:George Harmon Coxe It was rumored, despite the fact that the Courier's anti-gambling campaign was currently in high gear, that Roger Palmer, its publisher and owner, had been known to drop as much as ten thousand in a floating stud game - and not pay up. — It was also rumored, despite the fact that Roger Palmer had a beautiful and charming young wife, that he rathe... more »r openly enjoyed the company of other women.
Yet when the buzzer of his apartment shrilled at 12:31, the Courier's ace photographer hardly expected that within the hour he would be stumbling over the dead body of his boss. Nor that before the murder was solved he would find himself mixed up with a couple of gamblers' syndicate boys, a fancy frame, and blackmail extraordinary.
Here is a new Kent Murdock mystery, tops in excitement, suspense, and believability, by one of our most skillful and literate writers of detective fiction.« less