Thomas B. Dewey – Nude in Nevada (1965)

NudeinNevada

Vintage Silver Age Mystery
Scavenger Hunt Category: A Hat
Date Finished: January 19, 2016

This is the final Pete Schofield novel and seems to have run out of original ideas. Stranded on their way back from Las Vegas, Pete and Jeannie head over to an old friend of Pete’s who is running a gas station/café not too far away. There they find foreign bad guys and are held captive, along with a tatooed lady. No actual detection goes on here as the police and military get involved with crazy activity in the desert., including a secret subterranean base This reads more like a Carter Brown than Thomas B. Dewey, but perhaps he got up in the spy mania of 1965. The Pete Schofield mysteries always had a light hearted touch, but here logic and reality is thrown out the window.  Poor Pete.

Vintage Silver Scavenger 2016-01-19

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