James Reed is an ex-Scotland Yard cop who then became the ex-husband of a famous Hollywood actress. He’s happily lazing around in the Malibu beach house he snagged in the divorce when a storm slams the coastline with monster waves. He rushes out to help evacuate other homes…and discovers a passed-out, drunken neighbor and a naked woman robbing the man’s floor safe. Reed lets her go… a mistake that gets him falsely accused of rape, chased by killers, and hired by a billionaire being blackmailed into marriage. And that’s only the beginning of Reed’s troubles.
All FOUR of Jimmy Sangster's brilliant, critically-acclaimed and darkly funny "James Reed" crime novels in one volume
A hapless Brit unknowingly becomes an international arms dealer in this rollicking, wildly funny adventure.
The long-lost fourth book in Jimmy Sangster's "James Reed" series. Reed is trapped in a nightmare of sex, blackmail and murder... to get out, he must go to New York...and worm his way into the rotton core of the Big Apple.
A satisfying and well-constructed Chandleresque plot. Sangster definitely makes the grade as a gifted suspense writer.
An unusually shaped plot and vivid characters.
With his new novel, Sangster and Reed rise to new heights. This is a fast-moving, funny, sex-- very sexy -- story. The conclusion is a shocker. Sangster is writing better than ever and James Reed is a very charming character.
A second helping of James Reed should be as well received as the first. Sangster certainly has a ball writing this series