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It S WW Vet And Former Pinkerton S Operative Devlin Caine Is Hired By A Wealthy Industrialist To Check Out A Potential Business Partner When The Man Caine Is Investigating Turns Up Murdered Caine Finds Himself In The Middle Of A Power Struggle Between His Client, A Competing Industrialist, And A Local Underworld Boss, All After A Coded Notebook Caine Found In The Dead Man S Hotel Room


10 thoughts on “Shadow of a Distant Morning

  1. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  2. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  3. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  4. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  5. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  6. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  7. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  8. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  9. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends


  10. says:

    I should start by saying I m generally not a fan of film noir or its book equivalents tough guys you can t relate to, spouting lame, dated cliches and getting into trouble for no good reason, right Well, in some films and books, maybe But William Topek overturned all that for me, to my very pleasant surprise Private detective Devlin Caine charmed me early on with his humor aimed both at himself and at others , which, yes, is largely of the sarcastic tough guy sort, but in a truly witty and original way And Topek s historical detail, rather than getting in the way and reading like a research report, absolutely sparkles and brings the story to life I could taste the diner bacon and eggs, smell the cigarettes, and feel the upholstery of those shiny 1930s cars Plus, dang, this is one smartly plotted story The clues are cunningly placed exactly where they should be, and perhaps a serious aficionado of mysteries would have worked it all out before the big reveal, but I definitely didn t I fell for the red herrings and fully admired the twists and surprises Topek is a top notch writer, and, refreshingly, his protagonist Caine is equally smart, pulling one brave and complex move after another He kept impressing me with his schemes, rather than making me want to kick him for being so dumb as some protagonists do, even in good books I m off to recommend this to all my mystery and noir loving friends