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The Bad Samaritan: A Brock Callahan Mystery (Brock 'The Rock' Callahan #8)

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Newly rich, married, and bored, Brock investigates an upper-class tragedy
Private detective Brock Callahan, onetime star of the Los Angeles Rams, is racing toward a touchdown when the morgue’s phone call wakes him up. His only rich relative, Uncle Homer, has just flown through the windshield of his midlife-crisis Ferrari, and Brock will never have to work again. The private
ebook, 184 pages
Published September 18th 2012 by Road (first published 1980)
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Gault wrote a total of 14 Brock Callahan novels, a private eye designed to appeal to the reading masses. Callahan was a Rams football star permanently on hiatus due to a bad knee. His office was in posh Beverly Hills and he dated high-class interior designer Jan. Gault published the first half of the series between 1955 and 1963 (Murder in the Raw, Day of the Ram, Convertible Hearse, Come Die With Me, Vein of Violence, County Kill, & Dead Hero) and the rest two decades later from 1982 onward ...more
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William Campbell Gault (1910–1995) was a critically acclaimed pulp novelist. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he took seven years to graduate from high school. Though he was part of a juvenile gang, he wrote poetry in his spare time, signing it with a girl’s name lest one of his friends find it. He sold his first story in 1936, and built a great career writing for pulps like Paris Nights, Scarlet Adv ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Brock 'The Rock' Callahan (1 - 10 of 14 books)
  • Murder in the Raw
  • Day of the RAM
  • The Convertible Hearse
  • Come Die with Me
  • Vein of Violence
  • County Kill
  • Dead Hero
  • The Cana Diversion (Brock 'The Rock' Callahan, #9)
  • Death in Donegal Bay
  • The Dead Seed

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