Shell Scott. He's a guy with a pistol in his pocket and murder on his mind. The crime world's public enemy number one, this Casanova is a sucker for a damsel in distress. When a pair of lovely legs saunters into his office, he can't help but take the job, even when the case is a killer. Sherry is Lady Luck in the flesh. Her figures, 36-22-35, are Shell's favorites, and this time they may add up to murder. Two-to-one says this beautiful broad is involved in a shady deal, but Shell likes playing the odds. Somebody is trying kill the ladies' favorite private dick, but Shell still hasn't pulled that final card from his sleeve. Let it ride, dealer; I've got Lady Luck on my side. Way of a Wanton is the 7th book in the Shell Scott Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
by Richard S. Prather
Sign up for our email newsletter