Publisher description for The devil's odds : a mystery / Milton T. Burton.


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A rip-roaring mystery set in 1940s Texas, featuring a Texas Ranger and the New Orleans Mafia.
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December, 1942. Texas Ranger Virgil Tucker receives a plea for protection from Madeline Kimbell, a terrified young woman who witnessed a crime. Keeping Madeline safe from the men who want to hurt her turns out to be harder than he imagined. When a prominent attorney is murdered, Virgil is drawn into the dangerous world of the New Orleans Mafia as the top mob bosses try to take over_ alveston’s gambling empire. Chockfull of Southern charm, this book is perfect for fans of historical
mysteries and for anyone who loves Texas.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Texas Rangers -- Fiction.
Witnesses -- Protection -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Gambling -- Texas -- Galveston -- Fiction.
Mafia -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction.
Texas -- Fiction.
Louisiana -- Fiction.