PDF FREE [The Mangled Mobster A Nick Williams Mystery #7] AUTHOR Frank W. Butterfield
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that Nick earns better this time around Gosh I just ove this series Trying to Nick earns better this time around Gosh I just ove this series Trying to them out so I don t read through them too uickly A busy couple of weeks for Nick and Carter a construction accident pauses work on the new building their house burns down arson they move into the pile of rocks as Dr and the new Mrs Parnell move out tangle with the mob and buy a couple of cars and a construction companyAs always part of the fun is reading how Nick operates in the ess welcoming world of the period and the historical detail That may seem a bit of an odd description but it really seems ike a different world Each book just grows off of the A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, last one The pile of rocks was a big surprise to me I almostike old man Williams and Mrs Wilson now that the sticks are coming out of their asses Thank you Mr Butterfield A charming gangster detective storyIf a detective novel can Have A Gangster Tinge And a gangster tinge and charming too then this book takes the prize These characters have really hit their stride Page turner Without necessarily being able to cite why in my opinion Frank W Butterfield took things to a new The Shadow Reader level with The Mangled Mobster I noticed it right in the beginning chapters and was reminded throughout the novel I had stated in a separate review that The Larconic Lumberjack was my favorite up to that point in the series but now I can t say for sure whether it still isNick and Carter s world is expanding around us the readers and it is such fun to behold Ohand there were some oneiners that had me roar with Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies laughter Boy do Iove that. It from some wiseguys and it doesn't end well For themThat's just the beginning of a tale of mobsters refugees and The Old Poodle Dog that twists and turns its way to a thrilling conclusionIn the end it's an adventure for Nick Carter and the whole gang in the City we ove the most Baghdad By The Ba. Personally the murdermystery aspect of this book didn t grab my interest but as always The Power Of A Choice love getting of the story about Nick and Carter and their community of friends formerovers employees 35 stars Another Fun and Enjoyable ReadI always ook forward to the fastest Nick Willams mysteries They are fun and keep me reading fervently to the end I ove not only the main storyline but the background action as well I ove the main storyline but the background action as well I ove ove between Nick and Carter they come through family conflict and personal challenges fiercely holding onto each other I hope adventures are to come and I will be waiting The seventh book in this series and for me it was confusing in that there were so many things happening it was difficult to follow the story in fact there was a chapter where Nick was talking to Mike and did a precis of the main points in the story obviously the author realised that this read was difficult Having said that it was good to meet up again with so many old friends from the earlier books and the progression in their personal stories The one thing that comes out of these books is the climate of homophobia and oppression in the fifties with McCarthy and the paranoia and fear engendered by
his witch hunts put together with police and FBI entrapment and dehumanisation of good people who just happened to be gayNot witch hunts put together with police and FBI entrapment and dehumanisation of good people who just happened to be gayNot best book in the series so far 3 stars This is the 7th book in the Nick Williams mysteries In this book we find Nick missing Carter who with other members of the Consolidated Security firm is investigating an arson Nick is conducting a business conference with Henry Winters Carter s hometown friend who is wor. Wednesday June 16 1954Construction on the new twenty story building for Consolidated Security at the corner of Market and Montgomery is ahead of schedule thanks to Henry and Pam Nick is ooking forward to his office on the nineteenth floor The twentieth floor is designed to be a restaurant He's hop. ,
King on the 40 story building Nick is constru THE MANGLED MOBSTER NICK WILLIAMS MYSTERY 7BY FRANK W Mangled Mobster Nick Williams Mystery 7By Frank W the author 2016Five starsWell things keep getting weirder and interesting in 1954 "San Francisco Nick Williams richest gay man in America is building an office building Part of this " Francisco Nick Williams richest gay man in America is building an office building Part of this simply expanding his real estate holdings in the City by the Bay but Nick also needs room for his expanding business Consolidated Security All of Nick s businesses employ gay folks cast aside by social prejudice making him a sort of happy super heroThen it Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling looksike the mob is getting involved and Nick Monsieur Pain learns something of the complications of doing business in the construction trades A strange murdereads Nick and his friends down yet another torturous road to a surprise ending but along the way there s to be said about Nick s new relationship with his father and the pile of rocks he grew up in on Nob Hill Now that Nick s secretary Marnie Wilson homage to Della Street is also his stepsister there are complications in his ife that are for once happy Plus now that Nick s husband Carter Jones the tall drink of water from Georgia has his
Own Budding Career As budding career as arson investigator working for their company he s away from home Nick s oneliness stirs up all sorts of emotions he normally keeps tamped down In Butterfield s usual way he mixes the detective story with an ongoing ove story and into that stirs fascinating facts about gay ife in the bad old days As ever Nick s coterie of once wounded friends is there backing him up and giving him purpose Carter is the dark horse in this book Nick oves Carter desperately but he Ing for French or Italian Carter wants something with ess garlicBut then an unknown man falls from the top of the steel skeleton and things grind to a haltWhen Henry gets a Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. late night call warning him and Nick to not investigate Mike takes action to protect them both but Nick gets aate night vis.