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Badge of Evil
     

Badge of Evil

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by Whit Masterson
 

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A revisit of the 1950s classic that inspired Orson Welles's film Touch of Evil

Assistant District Attorney Mitch Holt suspects the wrong people have been arrested in the murder of Rudy Linneker. But if it wasn't Linneker's daughter and her fiance, who was it? And why do two of the city's most decorated and beloved cops look like they're not shooting straight

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A revisit of the 1950s classic that inspired Orson Welles's film Touch of Evil

Assistant District Attorney Mitch Holt suspects the wrong people have been arrested in the murder of Rudy Linneker. But if it wasn't Linneker's daughter and her fiance, who was it? And why do two of the city's most decorated and beloved cops look like they're not shooting straight? If they've planted evidence in this case, what else are they guilty of in the past?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440540639
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
12/18/2012
Series:
Prologue Books
Sold by:
SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
355 KB

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Meet the Author

Whit Masterson is a pen name for a partnership of two authors, Robert Allison "Bob" Wade (1920–2012) and H. Bill Miller (1920–61). The two also wrote under several other pseudonyms, including Wade Miller and Will Daemer. Together they wrote more than thirty novels, several of which were adapted for film. Most famously, their novel Badge of Evil was adapted into the Orson Welles film Touch of Evil.

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Badge of Evil 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was written in the fifties, but has withstood the test of time. Great characters, good plotting and a believable story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A murder occurs and just when the cops think they have found the killers who are part of the family, a DA steps in with his doubts and sets out to try and prove that the cops may have made a mistake**
MrsTic More than 1 year ago
Masterson is a new author for me and I would read more of his books. He kept me up reading way too late!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago