An Infinite Number of Monkeys ( #1) by Les Roberts

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Infinite Number of Monkeys by Les Roberts
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An Infinite Number of Monkeys

A Saxon Mystery (#1)

by Les Roberts

#1 in the Saxon mystery series.

Introducing L.A.-based private eye Saxon. A transplanted Easterner trying to make it as an actor, Saxon stays solvent (and sane) between roles by running an investigating agency.

When someone takes a potshot at famous pulp detective writer Buck Weldon, Saxon agrees to help—especially after meeting Weldon's tall blonde daughter. Turns out, the writer's enemy list is longer than some of his novels and is headed by his agent, his publisher, and one of the biggest producers in Hollywood.

Baffling leads involve a major cocaine dealer and a professor specializing in private eye literature. Saxon's investigation takes him from Westwood to Palm Springs and back to the San Fernando Valley before its violent culmination in a backwater Mexican village on the Baja peninsula.

Reviews
A near perfect mystery and a dazzling first novel. — American Library Association
Roberts crams all the ingredients of a classic mystery into this short tale; his characters, especially the wry, capable Saxon, sizzle with tension, and his plotting is both inventive and suspense filled. — Booklist
Les Roberts possesses the most enviable literary gift of all—his own voice. “An Infinite Number of Monkeys” is not just a strong first novel, it's a strong novel period, with great color, pace and plotting. Roberts will easily develop a following and a future. — Mystery Scene
A definite winner . . . One of those books you know you're going to love after reading the first paragraph . . . There's not a false move in this book . . . Puts Roberts off to a strong start as a mystery writer. Let's hope for more Saxon Mysteries. — Scripps Howard
An Infinite Number of Monkeys: A Saxon Mystery (#1), by Les Roberts
About Les Roberts
Les Roberts

Les Roberts is the author of 17 mystery novels featuring Cleveland private investigator Milan Jacovich, as well as 11 other books of fiction. The past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writer's 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 and is a film and literary critic. More About Les Roberts

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