Slocum 265: Slocum and the Rich Man's Son

Authors: Logan, Jake
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC033000
ISBN: 9781101179543, Related ISBNs: 051513029X, 1101179546, 9780515130294, 9781101179543
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Slocum stumbles into a deadly family feud…

Along the seamy San Francisco waterfront, Slocum is on the hunt for Michael Porges, whose wealthy father wants the young man found and herded back home. But when he rescues his quarry from being shanghaied, only to stand helpless as the youth is gutshot, Slocum figures that there is much more to this than just a father-son tiff. From Michael’s domineering father and dangerously deceptive wife, to his sweetly seductive sister, this family has a barrel full of secrets covered by a blanket of lies.
And now, Slocum will learn more about them than he ever wanted to—if he lives long enough to find out the truth…
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