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The Snoodle Contract: A Provocative Power Play of Political Perfidy

The Snoodle Contract: A Provocative Power Play of Political Perfidy

by Gerry Burke


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President Gus Snoodle has obviously rubbed someone the wrong way. Despite the fact that there have been no escalating wars, no sizzling scandals, and no bad reviews of his performance on Dancing with the Stars, his poll numbers are plunging, there is a contract out on him, and his conspirators will stop at nothing to bring him down.
No one is prepared for the intervention of visiting Aussie dynamo Paddy Pest: probably the greatest sleuth to have been denied recognition in his own country or any other. With help from the CIA, the Secret Service, and several beautiful women, Paddy attempts to find a motive for the conspiracy. From a high rollers room in Las Vegas to a Texas airfield, Paddy and his delightful wing person, Saffron Splendido, must ingratiate themselves with the president to avoid a catastrophe. A budding romance only complicates matters as White House deputy chief of staff, Jack Rice, takes a shine to Saffron, leaving everyone to contemplate whether she will become Mrs. Saffron Rice. With more questions than answers, the presidential caravan rolls from Massachusetts to Memphis in search of votes, while a killer quietly waits to strike.
In this humorous political tale, an American president, who is the victim of a diabolical conspiracy, must rely on the talents of a fearless Aussie detective to save his lifeand hopefully his presidency.

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ISBN-13: 9781491786062
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/26/2016
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Gerry Burkes writing credentials were formulated during his time as an advertising copywriter with a number of international agencies. His output was prolific, especially in the category of humor, and it is no coincidence his books are imaginative and satirical.

The authors career in advertising took him to Britain, U.S.A., Hong Kong, Singapore and a number of Australian cities, and he has previously called on his memories to provide locations for his stories. If Paddy Pest had his way, all his locations would be exotic, but the author keeps those junkets for himself. President Gus Snoodle needs the crumpled crusader in America and thats where he is for this thrilling page turner.

The Snoodle Contract is Gerrys 8th. published volume and the sixth to feature the irascible investigator, Paddy Pest. In 2011, 2012 and 2015, the author was a finalist in the USA Best Book Awards and in 2014 he won an IPPY bronze medal for best fiction in Australia and New Zealand.
Gerry is single and lives in Melbourne, Australia, where he is a prominent racehorse owner and breeder.

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