Casey's Last Chance

Casey s Last Chance Written in a hardboiled noir style Casey s Last Chance takes you back to the days of Raymond Chandler when characters knew only one direction straight ahead their fedoras tilted into the wind Auth

  • Title: Casey's Last Chance
  • Author: Joseph B. Atkins
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 290
  • Format: ebook
  • Written in a hardboiled, noir style, Casey s Last Chance takes you back to the days of Raymond Chandler, when characters knew only one direction straight ahead, their fedoras tilted into the wind Author Atkins writes fiction the way Jimi Hendrix played guitar, with delicate fingering that explodes into soaring, lyrical riffs when least expected.Casey Eubanks, is a small t Written in a hardboiled, noir style, Casey s Last Chance takes you back to the days of Raymond Chandler, when characters knew only one direction straight ahead, their fedoras tilted into the wind Author Atkins writes fiction the way Jimi Hendrix played guitar, with delicate fingering that explodes into soaring, lyrical riffs when least expected.Casey Eubanks, is a small time North Carolina hustler on the run after angrily firing a shot over the head of his girlfriend Orella during an argument and accidentally killing his cousin He seeks refuge with a crony, Clyde Point, who steers him to a big operator in Memphis, Max Duren, a shadowy former Nazi with a wide financial network across the South The story takes place in the U.S South in July 1960 and is reflective of underworld opposition to organized labor.Duren hires Casey to kill Ala Gadomska, a labor organizer who is stirring up trouble at one of Duren s mills in northern Mississippi Casey sets up for a sniper shot during a rally, but can t go through with it She s beautiful, makes sense, and maybe he s developing a conscience.Now he s on the run again, this time from Duren s goons as well as the cops Enter Martin Wolfe, a freelance reporter investigating Duren s operation He tries to talk Casey into joining forces with him and FBI agent Hardy Beecher to bring Duren down.Casey dumps Wolfe, steals his car, and returns home to Orella A Duren goon awaits

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