Dolores Hitchens: Sleep With Slander (LOA eBook Classic)
“An unheralded gem and one of the earliest thrillers to focus on child abuse and the exploitation of children as its theme.”—Black Gate
“You’re playing with a child’s life”: The search for a kidnapped boy leads private detective (and ex-alcoholic) Jim Sader through a labyrinth of well-hidden family secrets and into the heart of an elaborate and malevolent deception. First published in 1960, Sleep with Slander is a novel in the classic hardboiled tradition, tough, compassionate, and tautly told.
Dolores Hitchens (1907–1973) was a prolific mystery writer, publishing Sleep With Strangers (1955), Fools’ Gold (1958), and The Watcher (1959), among other works, under her own name, and twenty additional suspense novels as D. B. Olsen.
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