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The Bogus Bondsman

(2017)
(The second book in the Great Western Detective League series)
A novel by

 
A faceless New York investor sets in motion a hostile railroad takeover financed by more than a million dollars in counterfeit bearer bonds issued by a rival railroad. The work is carried out by a ruthless, ultra-secret crime syndicate using an enigmatic beauty hired to beguile unsuspecting bankers while passing the bogus paper. The Texas & Pacific Railroad turns to Pinkerton to stop the fraud while victimized banks retain the Great Western Detective League to recover their losses. Colonel David J. Crook assigns the case to ace operatives Briscoe Cane and Beau Longstreet. Pinkerton partner Reginald Kingsley is joined by seductively talented agent Samantha Maples in a pursuit that races across the west and southwest, riding the rails from one exciting encounter to the next unexpected twist. Kingsley and Cane match deductive wits to outsmart the mysterious bogus bondsman. Maples and Longstreet engage a friendlier match with neither taking their eye off the prize. With pursuit closing in, syndicate muscle resorts to ambush and assassination in a desperate attempt to stop their pursuers from foiling the plot before they fulfill their client contract. Nothing will stop them including terminating their own bogus bondsman. The chase runs out of Texas & Pacific track in a thrilling showdown on a run from Yuma, Arizona, to the dusty streets of El Paso.

Genre: Western    


Hardback Editions

February 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bogus Bondsman (A Great Western Detective League Case)
Author(s): Paul Colt
ISBN: 1-4328-3403-7 / 978-1-4328-3403-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

January 2018 : USA Paperback

Title: The Bogus Bondsman (A Great Western Detective League Case)
Author(s): Paul Colt
ISBN: 1-4328-4621-3 / 978-1-4328-4621-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bogus Bondsman (A Great Western Detective League Case)
Author(s): Paul Colt
Publisher: Five Star Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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