Thursday, April 10, 2014

Death And Taxes by David Dodge

Introducing, James “Whit” Whitney, as a tax accountant turned detective in 1940s San Francisco.

 San Francisco tax accountant James “Whit” Whitney is summoned home from a vacation in Santa Cruz to help his partner recover a hefty tax refund for a beautiful blonde client named Marian Wolff. When he returns to his office, Whit finds his partner, George MacLeod, dead in the firm’s vault, with a small hole in the bridge of his nose. In order to complete the tax return and uncover the murderer, Whit becomes a reluctant detective and nearly gets himself killed in the process.

Printing History
Written by David F Dodge (1910-1974)

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1941
London: Michael Joseph, 1947
New York: Popular Library, 1948 (PL 168)
Eugene, Or.: Bruin Books, 2010 (Bruin Crimeworks)

1 comment:

  1. Scott - Oh, this is a good 'un! I like that top cover too.