A Thief wears a Burning Hat: A Novel

A Thief wears a Burning Hat: A Novel

by J. Michael Willard


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A Thief Wears a Burning Hat offers a wild ride through the Wild East with Jack McCartney, an unconventional police consultant called to Kyiv, Ukraine to find an old friend who has vanished. The intrigue includes corrupt U.S. government officials, a benevolent Crimean mobster, and a gang war that pits good bad guys against bad bad guys. The result is an explosive mystery with the twists and turns of a monster roller coaster.

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ISBN-13: 9781976061646
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

This is J. Michael Willard's third novel, following the Facebook-inspired thriller Killing Friends and a quirky vision for endemic post-Soviet corruption in Urainia: A Fable. A fourth novel, The Legacy of Moon Pie Jefferson, will debut in 2015.
Willard has had a varied career as an international entrepreneur, a PR and advertising executive and a top staffer in the U.S. Senate. He has lived in Eastern Europe for two decades, running businesses, publishing magazines and pursuing interests in writing, songwriting, and painting, all displayed on www.michaelwillard.org.

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