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Pope's Last Case and Other Stories

(2013)
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Set in the latter half of the fabulous 1940s, Pope's Last Case and Other Stories details the adventures of tough, hardboiled, ex-Private Eye Vince Pope and his lovely, rich, socialite wife, Laura. Vince, a veteran of WW II, has hung up his PI shingle in favor of a life of leisure, but old pals and new troubles keep interfering. Written as an homage to Dashiell Hammett's The Thin Man, this collection of short stories deftly captures the mood and optimism of the country after the Second World War when men were men and the ladies were gorgeous. Join Vince and Laura as they confront gangsters, crimes of passion, crooked politicians, and even a serial killer in this thrill-packed collection of stories that also has the continuity of a novel.

Stories included in this collection:
Whodunit?
A Girl's Best Friend
Between Two Worlds
Lost Weekend
No Promises
Bitter Almonds
Knockouts
Pope's Last Case

Genre: Mystery

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