Books by J.P. Hailey

THE WRONG GUN by J.P. Hailey
Released: Oct. 16, 1992

"Relax and enjoy—but don't bother following the gun; you might as well try winning at three-card monte."
When big, dumb gun-collector Russ Timberlaine comes to Steve Winslow (The Naked Typist, 1990, etc.) fearing that the .45 once owned by historic gunslinger Pistol Pete—and that's now been stolen from him—will be used to commit a crime, Steve hatches what seems like a bright idea: In addition to running a ballistic test on the fake revolver that's been substituted for the real thing, he'll buy a third .45 and return it to Timberlaine without telling him of the switch. Read full book review >
Released: April 28, 1989

Wacky lawyer Steve Winslow, who successfully defended heiress Shiela Benton on his first case (The Baxter Trust), now has a mystery-reading secretary, Tracy, who wants to quite because things are s-o-o-o-o slow in the one-client office. Read full book review >