Monday, May 28, 2007

Black Hats By Patrick Culhane - Critical Book Review

Can you imagine Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson on one side and Al Capone on the other? That is exactly what happens in this exhilarating novel by Patrick Culhane.

Wyatt Earp is now seventy and works as a private detective in Los Angeles. Wyatt is wearied but not for long. Kate Greater, the widow of his friend Doc Holliday, asks for his help. Her son, Johnny, has opened a speakeasy in New York and is having some problems with local gangsters - one of them is Al Capone.

Kate proverbial that she did not tell Johnny that Doc Holliday was his father. She finally single her wisdom and told Johnny seeing she did not want him to end up like his real father.

Wyatt agrees to help Kate but decided he capital some assistance wherefore he called his colleague, Bat Masterson, to help him discover the underworld of the Unlike York mafia. These two soon boast themselves in very deep.

What happens when Earp meets face - to - face with Al Capone? Does he manage to make it out alive?

Pitch-dark Hats is a right - written book. You will be amazed how Patrick Culhane adds actuality and fiction together to come up with this angelic read. It is always interesting when an author blends fact and fiction and does it in such a conduct that the reader feels approximative they are reading nothing but facts. This is one of those great " number one guys against the good guys " novels. Be sure to add this one to your reading list. You cede thoroughly enjoy this novel.

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