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Jailbird's Daughter: A Payane and Clark Hawaii Detective Novel

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204 pages3 hours

Summary

Sydney, a six-year-old charmer, wants to hire detectives to find her mother. Her father, Henderson, is an inmate in O triple C. (Oahu Community Correctional Center). He's scheduled to testify against the Mafia in Las Vegas, has been framed, and his life is in danger in the prison. Syd's mother has been kidnapped by prison guards who mistakenly believe that Henderson has stolen three hundred thousand dollars. Dick and George rescue the mother, but Dick is shot in the shoulder. They need ten thousand dollars to hire the notorious lawyer who will certainly spring the father. They stage a phony kidnapping to raise the money, move Maggie their receptionist to Seattle to impersonate a branch office. They get the father out of jail, and move the entourage to Seattle. Now they must get Henderson to Las Vegas in time to testify, but because Wickersham, the world's number one detective agency, has been hired to find Henderson, they dare not use a credit card.When Henderson's driver’s license number is broadcast in Bakersfield, California, George, and Maggie take off with the cars, hoping to lead the detective agency astray, leaving Dick and Henderson with very little time and very little money to get to Vegas any way they can. In the final dash, they drive a stolen cop car up the steps of the courthouse just minutes late.

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