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Vegas Nerve
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Sheriff Milt Kovak, having joined his psychiatrist wife on a trip to a conference in Las Vegas, expects a welcome vacation, inspecting the casinos. He has left a capable second-in-command to watch over his small town in Oklahoma, but almost as soon as they arrive, Milt gets an S.O.S. call from his cousin Maida. Her pregnant daughter has been beaten by her husband, and Maida's husband, Burl, has thoroughly trounced his son-in-law. The young man is the son of a very powerful businessman in Vegas, and the police want to lock Burl up.
 
Milt manages to talk his fellow cops into giving him custody of Burl until the trial and takes the still-steaming man to their hotel room; Burl reciprocates by disappearing.  Milt doesn't think anything else can go wrong---except it does.  The next morning, the young man is found dead.
Now Milt must forego the wonders of Las Vegas to try to find Burl and clear him from the charge of murder. He expects to get some help from the young widow's several brothers, who descend on the town "volunteering to help."  But they are more involved with quarreling among themselves than in finding the murderer. 
Will Milt hit the jackpot?  Susan Rogers Cooper has upped the ante with her latest, a fun-filled, adventure-packed addition to this consistently entertaining series.
Genre: Mystery & Detective
Published: Mar 2007
Publisher: St Martins Pr
ISBN13: 9780312356033
ISBN10: 031235603X
Pages: 272