Face Down

Face Down

by Jack Lewis
     
 
When newspaperman Sam Light drifts into the quiet desert town of Beale, California, he finds himself knee-deep in murder after an old prospector, Hickory Taite, is founddead in his hotel room. Chet Riggson, the wealthy owner of a drilling operation, vouches for him so the sheriff simply tells Sam to stay put.

That's fine with Sam because he smells the

Overview

When newspaperman Sam Light drifts into the quiet desert town of Beale, California, he finds himself knee-deep in murder after an old prospector, Hickory Taite, is founddead in his hotel room. Chet Riggson, the wealthy owner of a drilling operation, vouches for him so the sheriff simply tells Sam to stay put.

That's fine with Sam because he smells the beginning of a big story and secretly informs the San Francisco Citizen. But why was Taite killed and why is someone now trying to kill Sam?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803493797
Publisher:
Bouregy, Thomas & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Pages:
192

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