The Lemon Chicken Jones ( #6) by Les Roberts

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Lemon Chicken Jones by Les Roberts
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The Lemon Chicken Jones

A Saxon Mystery (#6)

by Les Roberts

#6 in the Saxon mystery series.

Saxon is hired to find the missing wife of an aging Borscht Belt comedian. Nappy Kane is a dinosaur, telling stale jokes about women drivers. His career is on the rocks, his bank balance is dwindling—even his agent is turning his back on him. But what broke the old comic's heart was when his wife of less than a year disappeared—along with her clothes, her jewelry, and her new car. Saxon, hired to find her, learns that Doll Kane was a mail-order bride, chosen from a selection offered to him by a rather mysterious “agency.” Following a lead provided by a Chinese-American cabaret singer, Saxon tracks down the mail-order agency in a small town in northern California. Accompanied by his adopted son, Marvel, he finds the agency, run from a massage parlor, not only suspicious but dangerous. When he uncovers a murder, Saxon has to protect himself—and Marvel. But he's surprised to discover that though Marvel is still a teenager, when the chips are down, he's a good man to have around.

Reviews
Saxon continues to be a glib commentator on California mores . . . Roberts, who also writes the Cleveland-set Milan Jacovich series, plots with finesse and an admirable economy. — Publishers Weekly
The Lemon Chicken Jones: A Saxon Mystery (#6), 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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