Saratoga Strongbox: A Charlie Bradshaw Mystery

Saratoga Strongbox: A Charlie Bradshaw Mystery Stephen Dobyns 0670876925 9780670876921 Only a writer every bit as good as Dick Francis (The New York Times) could create private eye Charlie Bradshaw, his shameless sidekick Vic Plot
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Only a writer every bit as good as Dick Francis (The New York Times) could create private eye Charlie Bradshaw, his shameless sidekick Vic Plotz, and the latest Saratoga racetrack mystery<P>I have always been the pal of easy money. What some people call temptation, I call opportunity. So begins cult character Victor Plotz -- without whom, says The New York Times Book Review, the world would be a much stuffier place. Life is good, and love is in the air, for Vic and for Charlie Bradshaw, the sharp-eyed, crumpled ex-cop whos as straight -- relatively -- as Vic is devious. But Vic wants it to be better, and he leaps at two thousand bucks to collect a mystery suitcase in Montreal. Thats when the trouble begins, with an offbeat cast that includes a black-belted youth with lousy karma, a shady operator and his sloppy son, the sons stripper Amazon girlfriend who dumps him for a jockey, and Rosemary the queen of softness, Vics current squeeze.<P>Saratoga Strongbox sets Charlie on the trail of every deadly sin from dirty money to outright murder. Just in time for racing season and summer gift-giving, this is jaunty and colorful, goo

Author: Stephen Dobyns

Language: English

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 208

Publisher: Viking

Publication Date: 1998-07-01


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