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Uneasy Street: A Max Thursday Mystery (Max Thursday and Austin Clapp #4)

3.55  ·  Rating Details  ·  20 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Paperback, 188 pages
Published by Harper Perennial (first published 1948)
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Chazzi
Feb 04, 2016 Chazzi rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mystery
If you enjoy the work of Chandler, Hammett and the like you will enjoy Wade Miller. This particular book originally came out in 1948.

Max Thursday is broad shouldered, tall and lean with ice blue eyes and a serious attitude. When he takes a case he sees it through, leaving no thread dangling. This case has a number of threads, and they all seem to some how be interwoven.

He answers a written request for his services and to meet the prospective client at the Palms-by-the-Sea Hotel in Del Mar. When
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Charlie Kravetz
Aug 27, 2012 Charlie Kravetz rated it really liked it
A good detective story, apparently a series with Deadly Murder by Wade Miller. This book was originally copyrighted in 1948. That is not to say there is anything wrong with the story. It is a very good story. It builds using the same Detective/Lieutenant Capp that is in Deadly Murder. It's great to see a second book with this character. I wish the books were listed as a series, though.

Wade has done a great job giving us another detective story. The story takes place in the original time frame, w
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Kenny
Sep 06, 2012 Kenny rated it liked it
Shelves: hard-boiled
Very good Max Thursday mystery. Characters hold attention and the plot kept me guessing. Didn't see the end coming. Recommended.
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See also Bob Wade

Wade Miller is a pen name of two authors, Robert Allison “Bob” Wade (1920-present) and H. Bill Miller (1920-61). The two also wrote under several other pseudonyms, including Whit Masterson and Will Daemer.

Received the Shamus Award, "The Eye" (Lifetime achievment award) in 1988.
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