The Up and Up by Lee Irby

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1928 Miami is the setting for this absorbing novel that entwines real historical figures like Gloria Swanson, Joseph Kennedy and Harvey Firestone into the fictional world of ex-thug Frank Hearn and his attempts at going straight in the real estate business.
When Parker Anderson, a swindler being investigated for real estate fraud, invites Frank to gamble on a fixed jai alai match and they win thousands off a brutal mob boss, any chance for Frank to start a new life come to a screeching halt. After Parker is found shot through the head and Frank is pegged for the crime, things rapidly spin out of control. Enter into the opulent world of Roaring Twenties Miami in this highly entertaining and original work of thrilling historical fiction!

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