Comfort To The Enemy

Comfort To The Enemy

Elmore Leonard
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Author:  Elmore Leonard
Condition:  New
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  192
Publisher:  Orion Publishing Co
Year:  2010
ISBN:  9780753826652

A trio of short stories featuring legendary lawman Carl Webster - star of THE HOT KID.

1940s' Oklahoma. Germans in a stateside POW camp have murdered one of their own and US Marshal Carl Webster, back from a tour of duty in the Pacific, is called in to investigate. Among others, he comes across a Jewish gangster bent on revenge for the Holocaust; a rodeo bull rider turned lawman; and a former Nazi guard who is a persistent runaway.

Befriending the escapee, Carl becomes embroiled in a tale of gangsters' molls, enemy lines, espionage, double-crossing and a lovers' wartime promise that could to more trouble than he ever imagined...