By Amy Myers
Automobile detective Jack Colby has a brand new case, yet quickly suspects even more is at stake . . . - All isn't really good at the movie set of director invoice Wade’s new blockbuster darkish Harvest. at the beginning Jack Colby, motor vehicle detective, can’t think his good fortune while he's referred to as in to enquire the disappearance of invoice Wade’s infrequent 1935 Auburn speedster, yet he quickly realizes that this can be no user-friendly robbery. Jack’s caution lighting are commencing to flash approximately his project – and rightly so, as the level is decided for homicide.
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Classic Calls the Shots (Jack Colby, Car Detective, Book 2) by Amy Myers