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Ashtabula Hat Trick: A Milan Jacovich Mystery, by Les Roberts. Published by Gray & Company, Publishers. Front cover of book.

The Ashtabula Hat Trick – Chapter One

“Not exactly the world’s most luxurious vacation resort,” Tobe murmured as we pulled into the parking lot of the little motel just off the I-90 exit after an hour’s drive from her place on the near West Side of Cleveland. The motel where the Cleveland P.D. had made a reservation for us—or rather, for Tobe, as I was just along for the ride—looked like those that appeared in many films noir of the 1950s …

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Whiskey Island: A Milan Jacovich Mystery (#16), by Les Roberts. Published by Gray & Company, Publishers. Front cover of book.

Whiskey Island – Prologue

I think I’ve lived long enough to figure it out: Everybody is in one way or another corrupt. Maybe they got a little too much change back from a supermarket cashier and quietly pocketed it without comment. Maybe in school they copied answers from another kid’s paper—or shoplifted a comic book or a candy bar from the local store. Maybe they cheated on their income tax …

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The Cleveland Creep: A Milan Jacovich Mystery (#15), by Les Roberts. Published by Gray & Company, Publishers. Front cover of book.

The Cleveland Creep – Chapter One

When a child goes missing, there is nothing more frightening, tragic, or terror-inducing for the distraught parent. Most never give up hoping. That’s how it was for my new client, Savannah Dacey—even though her “child” was a grown man in his twenties.

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King of the Holly Hop: A Milan Jacovich Mystery (#14), by Les Roberts. Published by Gray & Company, Publishers. Front cover of book.

King of the Holly Hop – Chapter One

Three surprises make a high school reunion strongly resemble a visit to hell. First, you’re surprised some of the people you were sure would be there are missing. They’ve either moved far away, or they have no desire to join the reunion. Second, you’re surprised some of those you never dreamed would attend actually show up.
Third: you find yourself there too.

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The Irish Sports Pages: A Milan Jacovich Mystery (#13), by Les Roberts. Published by Gray & Company, Publishers. Front cover of book.

The Irish Sports Pages – Chapter One

The atmosphere in the bar seemed to actually be humming, or rather vibrating like a well-played violin string, with a purity of tone and pitch worthy of a concert hall. Whether it was in anticipation of great food or the promise of something yet unspoken, I didn’t know. You won’t find a better-dressed, better-connected, or better-looking crowd in all of Cleveland …

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