He was a son who hadn’t known his father very well. It was a town shaken by a grisly murder—his father’s murder. Johnny Weatherly was home from a war and wandering. When he found out that his father had been assassinated on a street corner and that his father’s seductive young wife had inherited a fortune, he started knocking on doors. The doors came open, and Johnny stepped into a world of gamblers, whores, drug-dealers, and blackmailers, a place in which his father had once moved freely. Now Johnny Weatherly was going to solve this murder—by pitting his rage, his courage, and his lost illusions against the brutal underworld that has overtaken his hometown.
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Johnny Weatherly was home from a war and wan dering. When he found out that his father had been assassina ted, with his seductive young widow inheriting a fortune, Jo hnny smelt a rat and started to investigate. '
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0002310279