Sin City Murders

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A woman tries to commit suicide by jumping off the tower of the Stratosphere in Las Vegas, the tallest structure west of the Mississippi, but Lady Luck prevents her from dying. Before she took the plunge she was just released from a psychiatric ward for delusions that she has murdered someone. But did she really kill someone, or is she being set up for the fall. Jim and Penny, along with Buck, have finally moved to Las Vegas and are trying to start a new life when murder calls again, not making Penny very happy. ...
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Sin City Murders (Jim Richards Murder Novels, #11)

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A woman tries to commit suicide by jumping off the tower of the Stratosphere in Las Vegas, the tallest structure west of the Mississippi, but Lady Luck prevents her from dying. Before she took the plunge she was just released from a psychiatric ward for delusions that she has murdered someone. But did she really kill someone, or is she being set up for the fall. Jim and Penny, along with Buck, have finally moved to Las Vegas and are trying to start a new life when murder calls again, not making Penny very happy. Jim is called on to help the delusional woman to find her murdered victim or help her to realize there was no murder. The police can't help if there was no crime, so Jim takes the case. Meanwhile, Buck tries to start a security guard service but has a run-in with a competing guard service that isn't so nice in requesting Buck to desist in starting his business. Buck isn't going to take it so easily, so will there be a battle of the rent-a-cops? Penny has retired from her national talk show but Vegas calls her to start a new local morning talk show, will she refuse or become a hot property in Vegas? All in this eleventh book of the Jim Richards Murder Novels.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780996084574
  • Publisher: Magic 1 Productions
  • Publication date: 4/3/2014
  • Pages: 242
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Meet the Author

Detroit area resident, Bob Moats, has been writing short stories and plays for as long as he can remember. He has lost most of his original stories, typed or handwritten, in the numerous moves he has made from his hometown of Fraser, Michigan to Northern Michigan, to Las Vegas and back to Fraser, where he now lives. Moats became one of the causalities of unemployment in 2009, and had time on his hands to finally pursue a life long dream of writing a full blown crime novel. Thus was born the first book, "Classmate Murders".

What followed was a series of books starting with "The Classmate Murders" which introduces the main character, Jim Richards, who has to admit he has become a senior citizen, reluctantly. Richards, one day, receives an email from a childhood sweetheart asking for his help, but by the time he reaches her, she has been murdered. His life turns around and he is pulled into numerous murders of women from his high school who he hasn't seen in forty years. Along with a friend of his, Buck, a big, mustached biker, they go off to track down the killer before he can get to one former classmate, Penny Wickens, a TV talk show host who Jim has just fallen for while protecting her. The killer is also murdering the women right out from under police protection, driving homicide detective Will Trapper crazy, and he slowly depends on Jim to help. There's humor, suspense, wild chases across suburban Detroit with cops, classic cars and motorcycle clubs; murder, mayhem, a good amount of romance and a twist ending.

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  • Posted July 16, 2012

    Mr. Moats does it again!

    I'm working my way through the Jim Richard's books. Even though there seems to be a lack of editing, LOVE them all! Comparable to Stephanie Plum reads. THANK YOU, Bob Moats, for a great series!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2012

    Not bad.

    Not bad overall. The end seemed rushed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2012

    What a great story.

    It only gets better. Wow. Jim and Penny have a very interesting life. It isnt boring thst is for sure. Exciting right up to the finish.

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    Posted January 30, 2013

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