The Irish sports pages: a Milan Jacovich mystery

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Gray & Co., 2006 - Fiction - 271 pages
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#13 in a series of 13 Cleveland-based mysteries by Les Roberts. First time in trade paperback. Entire series now back in print, in a uniform edition with new covers. In this book, private investigator Milan Jacovich is hired by a wealthy judge who has a serious problem that she wants kept quiet. Things get noisy, though, when a dead body turns up, and it becomes Milan's job to find the killer.

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Review: The Irish Sports Pages (Milan Jacovich #13)

User Review  - Deborah - Goodreads

Interesting to learn what the "Irish Sports Pages" reference means. Wanted to read some fiction based in Cleveland and discovered this well written and nicely plotted long-running series. I am ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rob Kitchin - Goodreads

This is a fairly straightforward PI novel and what I'd call an okay read. The writing is proficient without being sparkling, the dialogue is functional, the characters are taken straight out of the ... Read full review

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Les Roberts is the author of 13 mystery novels featuring Cleveland detective Milan Jacovich, as well as 9 other books of fiction. The past president of both the Private Eye Writers of America and the American Crime Writers League, he came to mystery writing after a 24-year career in Hollywood. He was the first producer and head writer of the Hollywood Squares and wrote for the Andy Griffith Show, the Jackie Gleason Show, and the Man from U.N.C.L.E., among others. He has been a professional actor, a singer, a jazz musician, and a teacher. In 2003 he received the Sherwood Anderson Literary Award. A native of Chicago, he currently lives in his adopted home town of Cleveland Heights, Ohio.