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Edward G Robinson is in Las Vegas researching his new movie, The Cincinnatti Kid with Steve McQueen. Frank Sinatra puts him in touch with Eddie G., floor manager of the Sands Casino and friend to the Rat Pack who frequent it. But rumour has it that Howard Hughes is also in town looking to buy a casino; and what Hughes wants he usually gets. Jack Entratter, the owner of the Sands tries to fight the takeover and sends Eddie G., to go and convince Howard Hughes not to pursue it. Then, Entratter's secretary goes missing and Eddie G. is entrusted with looking for her, delving into the murky underworld of Las Vegas; a world he knows well . . .



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Robert J. Randisi

Robert J. Randisi is an American author who writes in the detective and Western genres. He has authored more than 500 published books and has edited more than 30 anthologies of short stories. Booklist magazine said he "may be the last of the pulp writers." He co-founded and edited Mystery Scene magazine and co-founded the American Crime Writers League. He founded The Private Eye Writers of America in 1981, where he created the Shamus Award. He has co-written several mystery novels with soap opera actress Eileen Davidson: Death in Daytime (2008) , Dial Emmy for Murder (2009) , Diva Las Vegas (2010) , and Swinging in the Rain (2011) Notable characters appearing in some of his novels include "Miles Jacoby," "Joe Keough," "Nick Delvecchio," "Gil and Claire Hunt," Truxton Lerwis," "Eddie G." and "The Rat Pack."



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