Roxy Doyle and The Shanghai Saloon

Roxy Doyle and The Shanghai Saloon

by J. R. Roberts

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Roxy Doyle and The Shanghai Saloon by J. R. Roberts

Roxy Doyle is contacted by Allan Pinkerton's son, Robert, of the famed Pinkerton Agency, who requests that she go undercover in San Francisco's Barbary Coast in a place that has come to be known as The Shanghai Saloon. Since she was recommended to Pinkerton by Clint Adams, the Gunsmith, she decides to take the job. She ends up working as a saloon girl, and is on the lookout for a gang who has been shanghaiing men at an alarming rate. When one man is killed rather than taken, the job becomes one that might even threaten her own life. Although she's wearing colorful dresses rather than her normal trail clothes, she's still Lady Gunsmith, and uses both her gun and her feminine wiles to do the job.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628157253
Publisher: Speaking Volumes, LLC
Publication date: 07/25/2017
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 566,710
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

J.R. Roberts (Robert J. Randisi) is an American author who writes in the Detective and Western genres. He has authored more than 500 published books and has edited more than 30 anthologies of short stories. Booklist magazine said he "may be the last of the pulp writers."

He co-founded and edited Mystery Scene magazine and co-founded the American Crime Writers League. He founded The Private Eye Writers of America in 1981, where he created the Shamus Award.

2013: Mr. Randisi received the President's Award (which recognizes a major career contribution to excellence in Western literature) from the ReadWest Foundation.

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