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Kim (Prologue Books)

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Kim affected men like an electric current. And she usually set off the charge. But when Eddie Tarino took her for a cruise on his yacht, she was like a little girl at the zoo - outside the leopard’s cage.

Tarino’s yacht parties were wild - featuring every kind of vice. But before this one was over, Kim had tamed the leopard - and was a full-fledged member of a strange and

Kindle Edition, 139 pages
Published December 31st 2011 by Prologue Books
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May 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Another fine private eye novel from the golden age of paperback P.I.s featuring the first person narrative of former cop Rod Striker, more lecherous than the typical P.I. and his assistant Myra Bailey, who narrates an excellent and thrilling chapter herself, which I thought was a nice touch. The short novel is well plotted and provides a few nice surprises. Striker and Myra are interesting characters and I would like to read more about them, although I can't find any mentions of them being part ...more
A terrific pulpish detective novel. Rod Striker and Myra Bailey are private investigators in Miami. A rich older lady who happens to be a multimillionaire hires Striker. Seems her niece, the irresistible Kim, met a shark who runs strip joints and gambling boats. Now she can't get rid of Tarino whose threatening her fiancé and her aunt. The aunt wants Striker to take the mobster In a back alley and teach him a lesson. Kim is in an electric field all her own. Even her touch was electric. She ...more
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American novelist and crime thriller paperback genre and short story writer. Colby wrote novels for a number of the paperback houses including Gold Medal, which published his most praised novel, The Captain Must Die. He was also a prolific contributor of short stories to Alfred Hitchcock and Mike Shayne's mystery magazines. Many of these have gathered into two published collections of his stories. ...more