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This Dark Embrace

Paul Stuewe

Published September 16th 1996
ISBN : 9781551280370
Paperback
223 pages
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In This Dark Embrace, Paul Stuewe takes Walter McDumont back to the Depression when he was a young man, fresh off the hobo rails and feeling lucky to be driving a taxi in Los Angeles. Then Raymond Chandler steps into McDumonts cab and into hisMoreIn This Dark Embrace, Paul Stuewe takes Walter McDumont back to the Depression when he was a young man, fresh off the hobo rails and feeling lucky to be driving a taxi in Los Angeles. Then Raymond Chandler steps into McDumonts cab and into his life, and the action takes off. A wealthy family with a dark and mysterious past, corrupt cops working out of sleazy downtown clubs, and a troubled young boy who is the object of several kidnapping attempts quickly enmire McDumont in a spiral of violence, lust, and confrontation.This Dark Embrace is a classic detective fiction-adventure novel, featuring Walter McDumont, the Toronto cop originated in the popular hard-boiled novels of Hugh Garner.