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ePub The Venus Deal download
Author:
Ken Kuhlken
ISBN13:
978-0312089184
ISBN:
031208918X
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Publisher:
St Martins Pr; 1st edition (April 1, 1993)
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The Venus Deal (Californi. has been added to your Cart. Set a few months before the events in Kuhlken's previous novel, The Loud Adios, this book finds Tom Hickey still a civilian, still, if somewhat precariously, married, and part owner of a nightclub in wartime San Diego

The Venus Deal (Californi. Set a few months before the events in Kuhlken's previous novel, The Loud Adios, this book finds Tom Hickey still a civilian, still, if somewhat precariously, married, and part owner of a nightclub in wartime San Diego. The war is World War II, and Hickey is making money, due to the phenomenal appeal of the club's very young female singer, Cynthia Moon.

While the rest of San Diego deals with the horrors and shortages of World War II, private investigator Tom Hickey is making his fortune moonlighting as half . Can Hickey navigate the half-mad atmosphere of Venus’ cult and find Cynthia?

While the rest of San Diego deals with the horrors and shortages of World War II, private investigator Tom Hickey is making his fortune moonlighting as half owner of Rudy’s Hacienda, a downtown nightclub. That is, until the club’s young jazz singer Cynthia Moon disappears and business drops precipitously. When Tom goes looking for Cynthia, he discovers her bizarre, tragic and dangerous family and a spiritualist cult led by her mother Venus

This is the first Ken Kuhlken book I’ve read. The plot was a bit scattered, but the main character was made interesting by the fact he had a family

This is the first Ken Kuhlken book I’ve read. The plot was a bit scattered, but the main character was made interesting by the fact he had a family. The book is written well and I especially like the descriptions of California in the 1940s.

s last set. There were big guns blasting in the dark hills of Camp Pendleton, a trio of ships, two destroyers and a carrier, heading south about a mile off the coast at Cardiff-by-the-Sea. Tanks prowled the sea cliffs of Camp Callan, north of La Jolla, and the rattle and pop of machine gun and rifle fire carried toward him on an onshore breeze.

Ken Kuhlken's stories have appeared in Esquire and dozens of other magazines, been honorably mentioned in Best American Short Stories, and earned a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. His first Tom Hickey novel, The Loud Adios, won the St. Martin's Press/PI Writers of America Best First PI Novel award OZON. Похожие книги: The Angel Gang. As The Angel Gang begins, thoughtful, capable ex-priva. т 1337. The Venus Hottentot : Poems.

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While the rest of San Diego is dealing with the rages of World War II, Tom Hickey-half owner of a local club-is making money. While the rest of San Diego is dealing with the rages of World War II, Tom Hickey-half owner of a local club-is making money. But when the clubs young singer Cynthia Moon disappears, business drops precipitously. Sometime private detective Hickey sets off looking for the girl, but instead discovers her bizarre and tragic family, including her mother Venus.

More Fiction & Literature . More by ken kuhlken. The good know nothing. The biggest liar in los angeles. The vagabond virgins.

series California Century Mysteries. Books related to The Venus Deal. Can Hickey navigate the half-mad atmosphere of Venus cult, the hard business world, and avoid the mob while still keeping his family and personal life in tact? The Venus Deal is is the second novel is the award-winning Hickey family series.

Set a few months before the events in Kuhlken's previous novel, The Loud Adios, this book finds Tom Hickey still a civilian, still, if somewhat precariously, married, and part owner of a nightclub in wartime San Diego. The war is World War II, and Hickey is making money, due to the phenomenal appeal of the club's very young female singer, Cynthia Moon. Hickey's partner, Paul Castillo, has his mysterious sources for such rare wartime luxuries as creamery butter and Maine lobster, but it is Cynthia who draws the crowds.Except now Cynthia Moon has disappeared. Business drops precipitously and sometime private detective Hickey sets off on a search for her. She is elusive, but Hickey encounters her bizarre and tragic family. Her father, a pathetic adventurer destroyed by his wife, is dying in a nursing home. Venus, Cynthia's mother, has joined an ostensible Indian guru, Master Pravinshandra, to lead an ominous cult whose benign surface covers suspicion of rape and murder.While Hickey finds, loses, and once more finds Cynthia, his own life is falling apart. His partner is probably cheating him, his wife is slipping away from him, his beloved teenage daughter is being pulled along with her.Kuhlken magically evokes the times, the half-mad atmosphere of Venus's cult, and the hard reality of a business where it's not possible to stay clear of the mob. And over all is The War - the war that is transforming all their lives.