St. Luke Road: Border City Blues by Michael JanuskaSt. Luke Road: Border City Blues by Michael Januska

St. Luke Road: Border City Blues

byMichael Januska

Paperback | May 23, 2020

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The town of Ford is quickly becoming the main junction in the trafficking of illegal liquor.

The town of Ford - the Border Cities' knot of factories, machine shops, and depots wedged between respectable Walkerville and residential Riverside - is quickly becoming the main junction in the trafficking of illegal liquor. When Jack McCloskey tries to regain his lost bootlegging territory, he and his gang are met with some resistance from both labour and management.

McCloskey's twice-postponed honeymoon with Vera Maude in Niagara Falls is cut short when a figure from his past resurfaces, and Pearl Shipley, entertainment manager at his nightclub, finds out the hard way that a few of her chorus girls have been putting in overtime at a certain downtown bawdy house. Meanwhile, Detective Campbell and Dr. Laforet are trying to figure out if a string of recent deaths in Ford are gang-related or industrial sabotage.
Michael Januska was born in Windsor and has worked with books his whole life, both as a bookseller and for several book publishers. Stories from the Border City Blues series have won two consecutive Scene of the Crime short story prizes. He lives in Toronto.
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Title:St. Luke Road: Border City BluesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5 × 1 inShipping dimensions:8 × 5 × 1 inPublished:May 23, 2020Publisher:DundurnLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1459743423

ISBN - 13:9781459743427

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Januska has a real knack for character-building and for giving his books a realistic feel; he nails the Prohibition ambience, capturing both the era's freewheeling adventure and its violent underside. - Booklist, for Prospect Avenue