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Man on a Leash

3.22 of 5 stars 3.22  ·  rating details  ·  27 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A son searches for the men who killed his mysterious father

Even at sixty-six, Gunnar Romstead was a tough old salt. It took several men to bring him down, and even after they’d bound his feet and hands he was still a threat. But finally the man who’d survived waterfront brawls, World War II, and countless stormy nights at sea died on his knees—shot through the back of the
ebook, 188 pages
Published September 18th 2012 by Road (first published 1973)
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Ismael Galvan
Boring. The only redeeming quality is when they strapped explosives to a donkey and tied tin cans to his tail, thus letting him gallop to his heroic death.
CW's last novel from 1974...I give it 5 stars if just out of homage.
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Charles Williams (1909–1975) was one of the preeminent authors of American crime fiction. Born in Texas, he dropped out of high school to enlist in the US Merchant Marine, serving for ten years before leaving to work in the electronics industry. At the end of World War II, Williams began writing fiction while living in San Francisco. The success of his backwoods noir Hill Girl (1951) allowed him t ...more
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