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Everybody Kills Somebody Sometime

(2006)
(The first book in the Rat Pack Mystery series)
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Las Vegas, 1960.

Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop, and Peter Lawford are the Kings of Cool---the Rat Pack. Ocean's 11 is their first movie together and they have taken Sin City by storm---filming during the day and cavorting onstage at the Sands Casino at night. It's clear not everyone is charmed, however, when Dean begins receiving anonymous threatening letters.

Eddie Gianelli, also called Eddie G., is a pit boss at the Sands. After twelve years, he's got the whole town wired. But he's still surprised when Joey Bishop drops by his table and invites him to meet with Frank in the Rat Pack's private steam room. Frank asks Eddie to find out who's been sending the threats, as a favor to him and Dean.

Eddie wants to politely decline, but caught between his boss, Jack Entratter's, not-so-subtle nudging and being utterly starstruck by Dino, he agrees to look into it. He gets help from his P.I. best friend and a Jewish torpedo from Brooklyn. A few dead bodies and bruised ribs later, he remembers why he was reluctant. In a city of gamblers, Eddie has become the highest roller of all. The game is murder, and the stakes just may be his own life.

Genre: Mystery
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Praise for this book

"FRANK SINATRA and DEAN MARTIN never knew how much trouble they were in until Robert Randisi stepped onto the scene. A gem of a read!" - Sue Grafton


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February 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Everybody Kills Somebody Sometime
Author(s): Robert J Randisi
ISBN: 0-7862-9301-2 / 978-0-7862-9301-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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October 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Everybody Kills Somebody Sometime (Rat Pack Mysteries)
Author(s): Robert J Randisi
ISBN: 0-312-33862-7 / 978-0-312-33862-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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