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Call for Michael Shayne (Mike Shayne, Book 18) by Brett Halliday

By Brett Halliday

Mike Shayne investigates a homicide devoted by means of an amnesiac

Arthur Devlin wakes up so hungover that for a second, he thinks the send is sinking. As he will get his bearings, he realizes the one hurricane is within his personal head—and he isn't on a boat in any respect. the very last thing he recalls is being passed one other drink at his going-away celebration. That used to be twelve days in the past. Devlin has awoken in a sleazy lodge room, wearing a stranger's ratty outfits, with a bump on his brow and a lifeless guy at his toes. the telephone earrings: a lady who calls him Joey asks if he went via with the homicide. Devlin has no selection yet to assert yes.

To discover if he's rather a killer, Devlin hires Mike Shayne. Shayne has twenty-four hours to fill within the gaps of his client's memory—and he'll observe issues that Devlin may particularly remain forgotten.

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