Dancing in the Dark by Donald Serrell Thomas

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Johnny McIver and his dancer girlfriend Solitaire's plans for a major robbery go awry when they unwittingly cross crime boss Sonny Tarrant, and soon McIver is on the run from Tarrant's thugs and the Feds.

About Donald Serrell Thomas

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Donald Thomas has published forty books, including poetry, fiction, biography, and true crime. A stage-play based on his work, "The Return of Sherlock Holmes", was recently produced in Wales. His biography of Robert Browning was short-listed for the Whitbread Award and he received The Gregory Award from T. S. Eliot personally for his poetry collection "Points of Contact". T"he Execution of Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes and the King's Evil "and" Sherlock Holmes and the Ghosts of Bly" are all available from Pegasus Books. He lives in Bath.
Published January 1, 1992 by Macmillan and Co, Limited. 224 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Undaunted by the news that three of shady Sonny Tarrant's intimates have just been murdered, petty con Johnny McIver--and his mistress and frequent photographic subject Solitaire (nÇe Sally Brown)--plot to empty out Tarrant's safe, succeeding to their sorrow: When McIver turns down an offer from ...

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Trying to move up in postwar Britain, a small-time con man and cat burglar rips off a big-time crime boss, leaving a complement of unappealing characters fighting over the spoils.

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