A Chicago cad blackmails a torch singer in this thriller: "Why can't all murders be as funny as those concocted by Craig Rice?" (New York Times)
Praise for the John J. Malone Mysteries: 'Call it screwball noir, call it hard-boiled farce, call it whatever you want . . . Craig Rice did it with John J. Malone, her ne-er-do-well bibulous attorney' Thrilling Detective.