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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (1 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gary Phillips Narrator: Patricia R. Floyd Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Martha Chainey Series Release Date:
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Gary Phillips has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Examiner, and Rap Pages magazine. High Hand introduces the unforgettable, six-foot tall Chainey (nobody calls her Martha), a former showgirl who transports under-the-table money for Las Vegas casinos. When masked shooters rob Chainey of seven million bucks, she’s got three days to recover the money—or else. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Martha Chainey, athletic, gun-toting ex-showgirl and mob money courier, makes her hard-hitting debut.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Patricia Floyd hits the jackpot with this Las Vegas caper…High Hand  is a gem of a noir crime thriller doubling as an unpretentious work of African- American fiction with a strong female protagonist.”

    AudioFile

  • “A fine debut in the hip, hard-boiled tradition.”

    Booklist

  • “[The] brilliant debut of Martha Chainey. An ex-Vegas showgirl working as a courier for Mooch Maltazar, Chainey is slick, sharp, and tough.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Murvin | 3/7/2009

    " Another contemporary mystery novel that I found to be refreshing and somewhat exciting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Daviyd | 11/25/2008

    " Some books are oldies but goodies and 'High Hand' is definitely one of them...written with a Cleopatra Jones meets Las Vegas style the action is pedal to the metal all the way to the end. "

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