Pressing the Bet

A Cole Springer Mystery

Cole Springer Mysteries (Volume 2)

W. L. Ripley

Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

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The word is that Jesse Robinson is dead. But when Cole Springer goes to Vegas at the behest of Jesse's father, he finds Jesse very much alive. Unless Springer can figure out what's going on--he won't be alive for very long. Jesse believes that whoever killed his "double" was really trying to kill him, only he doesn't know why--or who was killed in his place. The Vegas strip is full of murder, robberies and red-hot former flames in this fast-paced tale.

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Chapter One 
Las Vegas, Nevada, July 1995
 
“Community service,” that’s what they told Springer when he pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace. They gave him twenty hours, and he did it at the local Salvation Army loading these huge bales of clothing that would be shipped to SA posts that would distribute them to the needy. The really good stuff went to the SA stores to be sold.
 
He’d disturbed the peace. Okay. He’d done more than that. He’d stolen a car. A car belonging to one Lonnie “Red” Cavanaugh. He hadn’t really stolen it; he had kept it as collateral when Cavanaugh

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W. L. Ripley

W.L. RIPLEY is the author of the critically acclaimed Wyatt Storme mystery series. He lives in Missouri.

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Pressing the Bet
A Cole Springer Mystery
W. L. Ripley

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
August 2006
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312274610
ISBN10: 0312274610
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 288 pages
$23.95

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
April 2007
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ISBN: 9781429908245
ISBN10: 1429908246
288 pages
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