Deep Shaker (Milan Jacovich Mysteries #3) by Les Roberts

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Deep Shaker by Les Roberts
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Deep Shaker

A Milan Jacovich Mystery (#3)

by Les Roberts

  • Softcover, 252 pages, 5.1 x 8 inches
  • ISBN: 978-1-59851-003-4

#3 in the Milan Jacovich mystery series . . .

No one is as loyal to old friends as Cleveland private investigator Milan Jacovich (it's pronounced MY-lan YOCK-ovich). So when a grade school chum worries his son Paulie might be selling drugs, Milan has no choice but to help.

Milan turn up Paulie's connection, a handsome Jamaican named Deshon who pals around with two baseball-bat wielding thugs and a German shepherd dog who looks like he's all business.

The narcotics business makes curious bedfellows, as Milan discovers during his investigation of a particularly brutal murder; he butts heads with a wily realtor named Christmas, a flamboyant automobile dealer with lofty political ambitions, an edgy street pusher, and his old friends from the Little Italy mob, Don Giancarlo D'Allessandro and Victor Gaimari.

Milan also encounters a drug gang unparalleled in their savagery, and unearths a relic from every Clevelander's childhood that proves to be deadly.

Reviews
Another smooth page-turner from Roberts, who keeps the action moving and still fits in some wry observations on parenthood, teenagers, and marriage. — Kirkus Reviews
Roberts combines a strong character and a clever plot with the ethnic diversity that Cleveland provides. He proves that Midwest private eyes can hold their own with the best ones from either coast. — Des Moines Register
Moves with all the skill and economy of prose that is fast becoming Roberts' trademark. — Booklist
Roberts displays a sure sense of place in this involving mystery, and his decent, likable detective is firmly aware of the consequences of his actions. — Publisher's Weekly
Deep Shaker: A Milan Jacovich Mystery (#3), by Les Roberts
About Les Roberts
Les Roberts

Les Roberts is the author of 17 mystery novels featuring Cleveland private eye Milan Jacovich, as well as 12 other books of fiction. The past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writers League, he came to mystery writing after a 24-year career in Hollywood writing and producing television shows. He has been a professional actor, a singer, a jazz musician, and a teacher. A native of Chicago, he now lives in Northeast Ohio. More About Les Roberts

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Chagrin Falls, Cleveland Fiction, Cleveland Flats, Cleveland Mysteries, Cuyahoga County, Lake County, Little Italy, Mayfield Road, Milan Jacovich, Severance Hall, Strohs, University Circle,

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