The Lemon Chicken Jones by Les Roberts
(A Saxon Mystery)

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Sometime actor and private eye Saxon teams up with his adopted teenaged son, Marvell, to search for a missing Chinese mail-order bride on the streets of California's Chinatown.

About Les Roberts

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Les Roberts is the author of 16 mystery novels featuring Cleveland detective Milan Jacovich, as well as 9 other books of fiction. The past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writer's League, he came to mystery writing after a 24-year career in Hollywood. He was the first producer and head writer of the Hollywood Squares and wrote for The Andy Griffith Show, The Jackie Gleason Show, and The Man from U.N.C.L.E., among others. He has been a professional actor, a singer, a jazz musician, a teacher, and a film critic. In 2003 he received the Sherwood Anderson Literary Award. A native of Chicago, he now lives in Northeast Ohio.
Published April 6, 2012 by Gray and Company, Publishers. 260 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The trail leads Saxon and his adopted black son Marvel to that northern California seaside paradise, San Angelo, where Saxon gets loosened up by an amateurish rubdown at Far East Massage, then tensed up all over again when he's thrown down the stairs of the adjoining Rustin Imports, has to talk M...

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Southern California PI and occasional bit actor Saxon follows a trail of mail-order brides in this sixth entry (after Seeing the Elephant ) in a superior series.

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