Dust jacket by Gavin L. O'Keefe
THE PHOTO OF LADY X
Everybody in Central City knows that “Ox” Klosowski, the apparent head of the local mob, is too stupid to be more than just muscle. There’s got to a woman acting as the brains of the outfit—but who? There are suspects a-plenty but if newspaper editor Damascus Bayley doesn’t find out soon there’ll be hell to pay with the Tong of the Lean Grey Rats. How does Harry Stephen Keeler come up with these insane plots? Luckily, this book has an introduction by Keeler scholar Francis M. Nevins that shows you exactly how Harry did it. It’s called a “Magical Mystery Sourdough Starter” and you’re in for one of HSK’s wildest concoctions yet.
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