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Nemesis: [the final case of Eliot Ness, a novel]

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In his bestselling legal thrillers, William Bernhardt has explored the dark side of contemporary politics, power, and the law. Now Bernhardt turns back the clock to the city of Cleveland, Ohio, in the fall of 1935. Based on true events and new discoveries about Eliot Ness, Nemesis is a brilliantly told story featuring this legendary lawman's fateful duel with a terrifyingly new kind of criminal: America's first serial killer. In Chicago, Eliot Ness had created "the Untouchables," the fabled team of federal agents who were beyond corruption and who finally put Al Capone behind bars. The headline-grabbing Ness has now been moved to Cleveland, where a new mayor desperately needs some positive publicity. The heroic, squeaky-clean Fed is the perfect man to become the city's director of public safety, but by the time Ness starts his new job, a killer has started a career of his own. And this man is as obsessed with blood and mayhem as Eliot Ness is obsessed with justice. Though it's not his turf, Ness is forced to cross bureaucratic boundaries and take over the case, working with a dogged, street-smart detective and making enemies every step of the way. The more energy Ness pours into the investigation, the more it takes over his life, his marriage, even his untouchable reputation. Because in Cleveland, there is only one true untouchable: a killer who has the perfect hiding place and the perfect plan for destroying Eliot Ness. From the Compact Disc edition.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Detective and mystery stories, American, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, American, Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction, Ness, Eliot -- Fiction, Serial murders -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Fiction
title_display Nemesis : the final case of Eliot Ness : a novel
title_full Nemesis : the final case of Eliot Ness : a novel / William Bernhardt, Nemesis The Final Case of Eliot Ness, Nemesis The Final Case of Eliot Ness, A Novel, Nemesis [sound recording] : [the final case of Eliot Ness, a novel] / William Bernhardt
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