The Mafia Diaries

The Mafia Diaries

by Jay Robert Nash

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Brilliant crime historian and reluctant sleuth Jack Journey finds himself once again entangled with the criminal element as he takes on a search for the diaries of a long-dead Sicilian bandit that might hold the key to unraveling a huge network of organized crime.

First, a rare-book dealer from whom Journey has arranged to buy an old and valuable collection is found in his loft gruesomely stabbed with a billing spike. Missing is a priceless encyclopedia. Next, a man the killers ,istake for Journey is horribly burned to death in an outdoor market. And then the detective meets darkly exotic Laura Manville—beautiful and seductive—who enters Journey's life like a harbinger of disaster. After leaving his native Chicago to hunt for the killers in New York, he moves on to the treacherous underworld of PAris when clues lead to Europe. There, with growing horror, Journey begins to uncover a chilling link between the recent killings and a mysterious murder almost forty years before.

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ISBN-13: 9781590775189
Publisher: M. Evans & Company
Publication date: 07/05/1984
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 260
File size: 349 KB

About the Author

Jay Robert Nash is the bestselling author of Bloodletters and Badmen, Hustlers and Con Men, and the Almanac of True Crime. He received a special Edgar Allen Poe award in 1991 for his Encyclopedia of World Crime. He lives in Wilmette, Illinois.

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