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Cradle of Crime

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Published by Diamond/Charter .
Written in English


  • Mystery and detective stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,
  • Mystery/Suspense,
  • FIC022000,
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  • Mystery & Detective - General

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Open LibraryOL8601339M
ISBN 101557735093
ISBN 109781557735096

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John Buxton Hilton was a British crime writer. After his war service in the army he became an Inspector of schools, before retiring in to take up full-time writing. He wrote the Superintendent Simon Kenworthy series and the Inspector Thomas Brunt series, as well as the Inspector Mosley series under the pseudonym John Greenwood/5.   Luellen Smiley’s Cradle of Crime: A Daughter's Tribute is a narrative account of a hidden family history. The narrator of the story is hounded by her fear of her father, but after watching the documentary of Benjamin 'Bugsy' Siegel’s life, her father’s best friend, hearing comments from friends and acquaintances hinting at her father’s ‘other life’, and her inability to answer. While there is a storehouse of books about the Mafia, what makes CRADLE OF CRIME different is the perspective Luellen brings by telling the story through the eyes of a child, growing up in a world of dark shadows and well-kept secrets. It is a world that most of us will never know, which is what makes it so intriguing, and compelling/5. Cradle of Crime by Luellen Smiley, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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