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Night Shadows
Ron Ely
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Night Shadows

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Once enamored with the high stakes, Jake Sands drops out after the deaths of his wife and child. Laying his hat in the quiet community of Santa Barbara, Jake's peace is rudely interrupted when he encounters a dying man in his last moments. Quickly getting wrapped in a mystery, Jake realizes that his retirement is not to come as easily as first expected. HC: Simon & ...more
Paperback, 298 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Worldwide Library (first published April 4th 1994)
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Rich Meyer
May 29, 2013 Rich Meyer rated it it was amazing
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Night Shadows by Ron Ely is an excellent detective novel. I haven't seen all that many, at least since around 1980, that actually came off as both urbane and hard-boiled, but this one manages to tackle both ends of the spectrum with ease.

Ron Ely, best known for his TV role as Tarzan in the late sixties, seems to be the exception to the rule that books by "stars" are usually not that great. This was a well-crafted mystery, with a lot of twists and turns. While I was able to guess a lot of the ma
Jan 25, 2010 Anita rated it it was amazing
hey, it's Tarzan! ...and I'm really enjoying this book. There's only one other in his brief series (East Beach), which is too bad. I think he was onto something.
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