By William Topek
Kansas urban, 1935.
Private detective Devlin Caine gets a telegram from his estranged older brother, a Baltimore banker who's been framed for embezzlement. At his brother's request, Caine involves Baltimore, anticipating not anything greater than to provide a bit helpful suggestion. yet briefly order, he unearths himself deeply all in favour of an tricky self assurance scheme.
Never attempt to con a con, yet Caine unearths himself compelled into doing simply that. And he may have the adventure and knowledge to tackle a veteran grasp of the lengthy con. yet can he deal with 3 assorted executive enterprises, his former boss, and a violent Chicago mobster who additionally look at the scene?
Working in an odd urban and utilising cons on best of cons, Caine struggles to save lots of not just his brother's profession, yet most likely his personal cover.
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A Shared Confidence by William Topek