Two classic Al Wheeler thrillers
Delilah Was Deadly
“Someone’s throwing corpses around so fast I’d call a cop — only I’d look sort of silly if I did!”
In Delilah Was Deadly, ‘unorthodox’ LA cop Lieutenant Al Wheeler has just been promoted to the head of Homicide following his success cracking his last case. This time round, a ‘social editor’ of a fashion magazine is discovered dead inside a safe, strangled with a pink nylon girdle, wearing his silk pyjamas with a rose inside his breast pocket. It looks like this might be the work of Satanists but before long the bodies start to pile up when one of Al’s colleagues gets killed ...
No Harp For My Angel
She was sitting on a stool at the bar with an old-fashioned in front of her. It was the only old-fashioned thing about her!
In No Harp For My Angel Al Wheeler is vacationing in Florida when he hits on a redhead named Julie Adams, and thus meets crime boss Johnny Lynch. Lynch has Wheeler beat up and framed for a car theft, but fortunately the chief of police is an old friend of Al’s. He tells Al that a lot of pretty, young girls have gone missing in the area, and that he thinks Lynch is involved. Al is talked into going undercover, posing as a Chicago gangster, to infiltrate Lynch’s gang and get to the bottom of it...
Series: Carter Brown
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st May 2018
Publisher: Brio Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.5