Perfect Pigeon by Richard Wormser

Easy come, easy go…

That’s the life of the third-rate con men who fake their way in and fleece their way out of swank hotels from city to city—one step ahead of the law, two steps ahead of each other.

But Mark Daniels was no third-rater. At twenty-three he embezzled his way to a cool quarter million. Sure, he got caught—that was part of his plan. But the money was safe. And when Daniels finished his stretch in stir he was young, rich and completely free from the long arm of the law. All he had to do was just sit tight until he could safely grab his dough.

Just sit tight. No problem at all for a smart guy like Daniels—until the sky fell down around him and into his lap dropped the loveliest girl in the world, with the slickest murder frame he’d ever seen…

Richard Wormser (1908-1977) was an award-winning American author best known for pulp fiction, crime and Westerns. Originally from New York City, he moved to California to become a rancher in the 1930s, before eventually settling in Arizona with his wife.

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