Dog Heavies

Dog Heavies

by L. J. Washburn
     
 
A novel set in the glory days of the Hollywood western, the 1920/s. One actor is an ex-gunslinger, a former Texas Ranger, and tough private detective. He is hired by a film studio to take a spoiled New York actor to a ranch in Texas and turn him into a credible cowboy star. Once at the ranch in Texas, the situation is complicated when a ranch hand turns up dead. The

Overview

A novel set in the glory days of the Hollywood western, the 1920/s. One actor is an ex-gunslinger, a former Texas Ranger, and tough private detective. He is hired by a film studio to take a spoiled New York actor to a ranch in Texas and turn him into a credible cowboy star. Once at the ranch in Texas, the situation is complicated when a ranch hand turns up dead. The local sheriff suspects a Native American actor and so the tough-guy detective takes on the case.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312931605
Publisher:
Doherty, Tom Associates, LLC
Publication date:
02/28/1990
Series:
Lucas Hallam Series
Pages:
288

Meet the Author

L.J. Washburn has been writing professionally for over 30 years. Washburn received the Private Eye Writers of America award and the American Mystery award for the first Lucas Hallam mystery, WILD NIGHT.

Reviews:
"True-to-life characters with a dash of 1920's seasoning . . . a satisfying read." --Publishers Weekly
"There is more tension than in a barbed-wire fence."
--The Los Angeles Times
"A striking original detective set against a lush, fascinating narrative backdrop."
--The Dallas Morning News
"Livia Washburn's Hallam mysteries are among the best thrillers of the '90's.
--Mystery News

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