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Club A MOBI #239 In Michael Murphy’s action packed Prohibition era novel of suspense a mystery writer returns to the bright lights and dark alleys of New York City uncovering a criminal conspiracy of terrifying proportions   In The Yankee eBook #8608America is at a crossroads Prohibition will soon be history organized crime is Yankee Club A Jake and ePUB #199 rampant and President Roosevelt promises to combat the Great Depression with a New Deal In these uncertain times former. The setting for this is the early 1930's during the Great Depression The characters of the story are not suffering too much though One is a successful novel writer Jake Donovan The other is his estranged girlfriend and successful Broadway actress Laura Wilson The two come together when Jake comes back to NYC to meet with his publisher and to check up on Laura only to discover that Laura is engaged to be married to banking tycoon Spencer DalrympleJake stops by to visit his old friend Mickey with whom he once had a detective agency Mickey is still in the business and in over his head but before he has a chance to go into the details with Jake he is gunned down in the street outside his office and dies from his wounds Jake is hit too and ends up in the hospital with a wound to his leg When he wakes up in the hospital he is than surprised to find Laura there tearful and worried She hurriedly says she needs to speak with him alone but when her fiance enters the hospital room she uickly assumes the role of pampered girlfriend Jake is confused but senses there is going on under the surface of this playThere is a lot going on in this story which is really of a thriller than a mystery There are fascists and nazis fat cats and gangsters and hookers with hearts of gold I enjoyed it but it read like a screenplay than a novel right down the last shot of the car driving away and the handkerchief flying out the window and drifting up among the skyscrapers I really felt like I was watching an old movie the staging was that detailed Still fun and I will be reading the next one

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The Yankee Club A Jake and Laura Mystery #1Pinkerton Yankee Club A eBook #180 detective turned bestselling author Jake Donovan is beckoned home to Manhattan He has made good money as the creator of dashing gumshoe Blackie Doyle but the price of success was Laura Wilson the woman Yankee Club A Jake and ePUB #199 he left behind Now a Broadway star Laura is engaged to a millionaire banker and waltzing into a dangerous trap   Before Jake can win Laura back he’s nearly killed and his former partner is shot dead after a vis. Michael Murphy takes us back to the Prohibition era America in 1933 in a tour de force of noir fiction Jake Donavan a writer of mystery novels featuring detective Blackie Doyle returns to New York to finish his latest novel after spending some time in Florida nursing the wounds of his breakup with actress Laura Wilson Before turning to writing Jake had been a cop and then a PI He looks up his old pal Mickie and they go the speakeasy The Yankee Club Mickie is working on a case but will not tell Jake what it involves Mickie turns up dead at his office which has been ransacked Jake runs into Laura there and wonders why she is there late at night They combine forces to hunt for Mickie's killerBut Jake knows very little about what is really afoot Laura is by now engaged to an obnoxious rich guy who is part of some nefarious scheme to get rid of Franklin Roosevelt who is in the process of implementing the New Deal Joe Kennedy is working for Roosevelt who is setting up a Securities Exchange Commission Roosevelt's plans are making some bankers nervous and they are hatching a scheme to topple RooseveltFamous historical characters crop up from time to time as Jake moves around New York Jake rubs shoulders with Cole Porter Ethel Merman and Dashiel Hammett among othersThis is a highly entertaining novel very skillfully written Murphy has done a great job of creating a story that reads like it could have been written by one of the greats of noir fiction I highly recommend itDisclosure My copy of this novel was provided via NetGalley

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The Yankee Club A Jake and Laura Mystery #1 Free download Î 5 µ [Download] ➸ The Yankee Club A Jake and Laura Mystery #1 Author Michael Murphy – In Michael Murphy’s action packed Prohibition era novel of suspense a mystery writer returns to the bright lights and dark alleys of New York CitIt to the Yankee Club a speakeasy dive in their old ueens neighborhood Suddenly Jake and Laura are plunged into a conspiracy that runs afoul of gangsters sweeping from New York’s private clubs to the halls of corporate power and to the White House itself Brushing shoulders with the likes of Dashiell Hammett Cole Porter and Babe Ruth Jake struggles to expose an inconspicuous organization hidden in plain sight one determined to undermine the president and change the country forev. NetGalley sent this to me awhile ago and I just found my way to it and I'm so glad that I did I became instantly interested based on the fact that it was set it in Prohibition New York Gangsters dames and mystery what could one ask forLucky for me this book went beyond my expectations I love pulp fiction mysteries from this time and The Yankee Club gave me that and Poor Jake Donovan a writer of the popular Blackie Doyle mysteries has returned home to New York because of some problems with his publisher Within his first 24 hours home Jake discovers that the love of his life famous Broadway star Laura Wilson is getting married to some smarmy rich guy his best friend and detective partner has been murdered and a socialite has fallen madly in lust with him or Blackie Doyle Determined to solve his best friend's murder Jake falls into a rabbit hole of intrigue mystery drunks madness and a secret plot to overthrow the American government Just when I thought I had some part of the plot figured out the author threw a curveball Rather than deter me these curves kept me reading wanting to know what happens next Most of the characters seem like real people and the emotions that the author can pull out of you based on those characters can be overwhelming But in a good way I'd recommend this for anyone who wants a good mystery