The Corpse Came Calling

The Corpse Came Calling

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Mike Shayne is accused of homicide after a dying man stumbles into his office When an old friend calls begging to see him immediately, Mike Shayne is surprised to say the least. He hasna€™t set eyes on Jim Lacy in ten years, and time has not been kind. Jima€™s face is deeply wrinkled, and his eyes are glazed. His skin is graya€”and there is blood seeping through his shirt. Jim mutters a few last words as he collapses on Shaynea€™s office floor. His stomach is filled with lead and he is dead before he hits the ground. Shayne reaches into Lacya€™s pocket and pulls out his wallet. Emptying it, he finds $200a€”enough for a retainer fee. Mike Shayne has never let a clienta€™s murder go unpunished, and he will not rest until he catches the men who shot Jim Lacy and sent him to die. But first he will have to convince the police that he was not the man who pulled the trigger.You came up here and undressed, so when Morgan came Ia#39;d be in a jam and either be forced to kill him myself or keep you in the clear if you did it. ... But when Mace came and caught usa€”a€ Shayne made a savage gesture to shut off heranbsp;...

Title:The Corpse Came Calling
Author:Brett Halliday
Publisher:Open Road Media - 2015-06-16


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