Drowned Hopes - Dortmunder, Bk 7 Author:Donald E. Westlake Tom Jimson is one nasty old man. He doesn't move his lips, enjoys armed robbery, and calls John Dortmunder "Al." All that would be okay, if only Jimson wasn't about to do something else: blow apart a dam and drown hundreds and hundreds of poor schlubs who just happen to be living on the other side of it. Why? Because thirty yea... more »rs ago Jimson buried a casket on a spot that got turned into a reservoir. And that casket holds $750,000.
Now Dortmunder, that defender of humanity, is all that stands between the poor schlubs and Tom Jimson's itchy dynamite finger. What Dortmunder needs now is a plan. And to unearth a treasure from beneath fifty feet of water, he might need more than one...« less