The devil's odds: [a mystery]

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A rip-roaring mystery set in 1940s Texas, featuring a Texas Ranger and the New Orleans Mafia.

December, 1942. Texas Ranger Virgil Tucker receives a plea for protection from Madeline Kimbell, a terrified young woman who witnessed a crime. Keeping Madeline safe from the men who want to hurt her turns out to be harder than he imagined. When a prominent attorney is murdered, Virgil is drawn into the dangerous world of the New Orleans Mafia as the top mob bosses try to take over alveston's gambling empire. Chockfull of Southern charm, this book is perfect for fans of historical mysteries and for anyone who loves Texas.

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subject_facetDetective and mystery fiction
Gambling -- Texas -- Galveston -- Fiction
Louisiana -- Fiction
Mafia -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction
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Mafia
Murder
Protection
Witnesses