And 47 Miles of Rope (Trace Series #2)

And 47 Miles of Rope (Trace Series #2)

by Warren Murphy

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And 47 Miles of Rope (Trace Series #2) by Warren Murphy

Devlin Tracy is a private investigator specializing in insurance fraud; the bigger the fraud, the bigger his payday. This time, the action is in Las Vegas, and he’s playing for seven-figure stakes. It’s a complicated job, but that’s why they wanted Trace.

Problem: One of Garrison Fidelity’s policyholders has been killed, and a million dollars worth of jewels have gone missing. Complication: They’re missing from the safe of an often-topless contessa whose poolside entourage includes a bogus baron, a drug-dealing playboy, an up-and-coming starlet with pure animal magnetism, a meek manservant, a Greek gardener, and various other hangers-on. Further complication: prostitutes, pimps, parents, producers, and the police. It’s already a circus, but can Trace get the bread?

And 47 Miles of Rope is the second in the Trace series of suspense novels, featuring the charmingly hardboiled insurance investigator.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990656678
Publisher: Warren Murphy Media, LLC
Publication date: 08/23/2015
Series: Trace Series , #2
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

WARREN MURPHY was born in Jersey City, where he worked in journalism and politics until launching the Destroyer series with Richard Sapir in 1971. A screenwriter (Lethal Weapon II, The Eiger Sanction) as well as a novelist, Murphy's work has won a dozen national awards, including multiple Edgars and Shamuses. He has lectured at many colleges and universities, and is currently offering writing lessons at his website, WarrenMurphy.com. A Korean War veteran, some of Murphy's hobbies include golf, mathematics, opera, and investing. He has served on the board of the Mystery Writers of America, and has been a member of the Screenwriters Guild, the Private Eye Writers of America, the International Association of Crime Writers, and the American Crime Writers League. He has five children: Deirdre, Megan, Brian, Ardath, and Devin.

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And 47 Miles Of Rope 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
thaumaturge More than 1 year ago
Trace is an unorthdox investigator who, with his beautiful and inteligent girl friend, solves cases in unexpected ways. When Trace is setup to fail by a manager in the insurance company he represents, he finds a way to turn the tables on him. He solves the crime and leaves the manager with egg on his face.