A Carol For Cleveland by Les Roberts

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A Carol For Cleveland

A Novella

by Les Roberts

In the midst of one of late twentieth century America's worst recessions, Ed Podolak, an unemployed worker from western Pennsylvania, winds up in Cleveland looking for a job. It's Christmas Eve, and all he has to his name is forty-eight bucks—and that isn't nearly enough to buy Christmas presents for his wife and his kids. On impulse, he steals a wad of cash from the kettle of a downtown street-corner Santa. He thinks he's gotten away with it—until he realizes he's been observed by a bright-eyed six-year-old boy.

A Carol For Cleveland: A Novella, 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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