By Louis L'Amour
Certainly one of America's so much cherished storytellers, Louis L'Amour's vivid stories of experience deliver the yank West to existence. Now, during this 6th quantity of amassed brief tales, L'Amour takes us past the frontier with thirty-three gripping tales of crime, activities, and the murky international the place the 2 usually meet. From suspenseful whodunits to rueful stories of fortunes received and misplaced, this outstanding assortment will enthrall and entertain L'Amour enthusiasts outdated and new.
Traversing a shiny panorama, from sunblasted hills and canyons to the night streets of America's maximum towns, a few of Louis L'Amour's such a lot compelling fiction used to be set in his personal time--whether within the bare electrical glare of boxing earrings the place males pass head-to-head with their desires and demons in an underworld rife with corruption, or alongside freight docks the place employees toil to earn simply enough to get via, or within the penthouses of the wealthy and conceited who calculate the percentages of the way to get much more. listed below are stories of innocents stuck within the schemes of criminals, detectives removing truths that cover extra lies, gamblers and beauties, wiseguys and law enforcement officials. here's a international populated through the types of people that probability their lives to correct a fallacious, make a dollar, or keep a friend.
A warfare veteran makes a trip to go to the fellow who stored his existence in Korea. as an alternative he uncovers a killing and unearths his personal heroic cause.... faced with a simple probability to thieve, a decent guy supplies in to temptation--and reveals himself ensnared in an internet of blackmail and violence.... An aged Hawaiian seafarer is located lifeless with a hand-carved determine beside his physique. Unraveling his homicide will suggest fixing the secret of a shipwreck--and of the forces that force a few to take deadly percentages and others to kill.
Brimming with thought-provoking characters and situations--from a guy who awakens from unconsciousness to discover a fortune in a burning apartment to a guy who meets a killer who's imagined to be lifeless in a seedy diner--these exciting, atmospheric tales path with authenticity and endure the mark of a undying grasp.
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