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Monkey on a Chain

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High on a mountain above Albuquerque lives a man who's a throwback to the outlaw heroes of the Old West. Rainbow Porter lives on the edge, watches his back, and occasionally drops into the valley below to lend a hand to those in trouble.
To his door comes lovely Eurasian April Bow, adopted daughter of one of his Vietnam buddies, to appeal for help: her father has been blas
Paperback, 324 pages
Published February 1st 1999 by Poisoned Pen Press (first published August 1st 1993)
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My original Monkey on a Chain audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.

Rainbow Porter has retired from Viet Nam and the many corrupt business deals he did there during the war.  He and his associates made millions, all of it successfully laundered and taxed.  He’s had years of peace and quiet, until April, the daughter of one of his associates shows up, running from the murder of her adopted father.  Rainbow’s retirement has just come to an end.  Someone is out to kill
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Harlen Campbell, a writer of mystery/suspense novels, lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His first novel, MONKEY ON A CHAIN, was released by Doubleday in 1993. It was reviewed by the NYT as well as local papers around the southwest, and was released by Poison Pen Press in a Trade Paperback edition. JENNIFER'S WEAVE, a sequel to MONKEY, and SEA OF DECEPTION, a stand-alone action/adventure novel, were b ...more
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