The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries: The Case of the Deadly Desperados : Book 1, Paperback Book

The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries: The Case of the Deadly Desperados : Book 1 Paperback

Part of the The P. K. Pinkerton Mysteries series


From the author of the bestselling Roman Mysteries, a new series set in the Wild West, packed with danger and deadly desperados at every turn!Virginia City in 1862 is a mining camp sitting above a rich vein of silver in America's Wild West.

It's a dangerous place, full of gamblers, hurdy girls and gunmen - all of them on the make!When twelve year-old P.K.

Pinkerton arrives there, homeless, penniless and hunted, things don't look good.

But P.K. soon finds allies in Sam Clemens, a newspaper reporter, Poker Face Jace, a gambler who can tell when someone is bluffing, and Ping, a Chinese photographer's apprentice.

With the help of these friends - and armed with a Smith & Wesson seven-shooter and a knack for disguises - P.K. takes on the tricksters and desperados and tries to become a detective.Fast, furious and funny - an utterly entertaining mystery adventure from an author who knows exactly how to grip and thrill her readers.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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  • Category: Historical
  • ISBN: 9781444003253

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