Three unforgettable novels by noir master Ledru Baker Jr. in one volume.
AND BE MY LOVE
The blockbuster, million copy bestseller in 1951, a beloved Gold Medal classic, is finally back-in-print to enthrall a new generation with it’s raw, powerful description of a passionate love affair that had no limits. She belonged to one man…but she wanted another. They tried all the pleasures and they knew all the pain.
A crime lord strong-arms Jack Griffith, a struggling musician, into spying on his wife Mardi, who he suspects is cheating on him…but things go very wrong when Jack falls for her himself.
This book was adapted into the 1990 Canadian TV movie “Frame Up Blues,” aka “Le Danse du Scorpion.”
Mark Mitchell is a playboy atomic rocket scientist who marries the wrong woman… and is betrayed in the worst possible way. He is quickly arrested, convicted of treason, and sentenced to life in prison. But that’s only the beginning of his nightmare in this lightning-fast, insanely unpredictable, brutal Cold War noir thriller.