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Shoot to Kill

(Mike Shayne #49)

3.61  ·  Rating details ·  23 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Mike Shayne investigates the connection between a flirtatious wife, a husband blinded by jealousy, and a murdered boss

Just 3 years ago, Ralph Larson and his wife were newlyweds, the happiest young couple in Miami. But since Larson went to work for Wesley Ames, his life has been hell. He’s convinced his wife has fallen in love with his boss, and the jealousy is driving him
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Mass Market Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 1965 by Dell Publishing Co., Inc
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Shoot To Kill is the forty-ninth Mike Shayne book and was published in 1964 six years after Davis Dresser, the original Brett Halliday, gave up writing Mike Shayne novels. As such, it's a solid readable mystery, but lacks the hardboiled flavor of the original books in the series. It's also set up a little differently than other Mike Shayne books. Shayne, who once swore he never took divorce cases, gets involved with one. And, Shayne does not really have a client for most of the s
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Brett Halliday (July 31, 1904 - February 4, 1977), primary pen name of Davis Dresser, was an American mystery writer, best known for the long-lived series of Mike Shayne novels he wrote, and later commissioned others to write. Dresser wrote non-series mysteries, westerns and romances under the names Asa Baker, Matthew Blood, Kathryn Culver, Don Davis, Hal Debrett, Anthony Sc
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