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Not Enough Horses: A Saxon Mystery (#2)
     

Not Enough Horses: A Saxon Mystery (#2)

by Les Roberts
 
#2 in the Saxon mystery series. When an acquaintance of Saxon’s, bit actor and part-time male prostitute Robbie Bingham, dies in a mysterious car explosion and the police don’t seem to care, Saxon goes into action. His investigation leads into the netherworld of dimly lit gay bars of West Hollywood and the boardrooms of a television network, and climaxes

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#2 in the Saxon mystery series. When an acquaintance of Saxon’s, bit actor and part-time male prostitute Robbie Bingham, dies in a mysterious car explosion and the police don’t seem to care, Saxon goes into action. His investigation leads into the netherworld of dimly lit gay bars of West Hollywood and the boardrooms of a television network, and climaxes with a sudden, fiery death. Along the way, Saxon manages to run afoul of a vindictive pimp, a pompous game show host, a cadre of venal and frightened TV executives, an ice-cold Beverly Hills homicide detective, and a movie sex goddess fighting the encroachment of the years with straight bourbon and a lover twenty years her junior. He also encounters Marvel—one of the “lost children” of Hollywood, who survives on the streets and who makes sure Saxon will never look at things quite the same way again.

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Scripps Howard
Robert’s second novel . . . is another winner. If anything, it is a better novel than “An Infinite Number of Monkeys.”

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014215145
Publisher:
Gray and Company, Publishers
Publication date:
04/06/2012
Series:
Saxon Mysteries , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
441,603
File size:
371 KB

Meet the Author

Les Roberts is the author of 15 mystery novels featuring Cleveland detective Milan Jacovich, as well as 9 other books of fiction. The past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writer's League, he came to mystery writing after a 24-year career in Hollywood. He was the first producer and head writer of the Hollywood Squares and wrote for "The Andy Griffith Show," "The Jackie Gleason Show," and "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.," among others. He has been a professional actor, a singer, a jazz musician, and a teacher. In 2003 he received the Sherwood Anderson Literary Award. A native of Chicago, he now lives in Northeast Ohio and is a film and literary critic.

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