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Otagonist maneuvers Robillard toward a shattering climax in which we discover that nothing is what it seems to beWith its wildcatting spirit The Rogues' Game is a high stakes novel and an exuisite uest for reveng. Story telling in the most basic sense of the term is a dying art Too often authors of today either present a random jumble of events only loosely connected by anything recognizable as plot or they fall into the hyper detailed screenplay mode which provides the reader with a comprehensive set of stage directions but little Milton Burton capture the art of the yarn perfectly in this uick but intriguing read It is a story in the best sense of the word and Burton keeps the pace brisk throughout He has the knack of developing character uickly without burdening the reader with unnecessary detail The imagination is left to fill in the outlines provided without sacrificing the essential mood and spirit of the piece We are given what is important when we need to know it and yet the depth of the piece does not sufferPart southwestern period piece part spy novel and part romance Burton's protagonists are compelling slightly naughty and clearly on the side of good and virtue though those value might be somewhat malleable There are characters everyone can clearly recognize the corrupt cop the crafty grifter the evil banker but while recognizable they are not cliche Summarizing the story itself would not do justice to the experienceso I will leave that to your own discovery Burton provides a page turning yarn that exemplifies the best in true story telling Bravo

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The Rogues' Game1947 An enigmatic man driving a fine Lincoln convertible and accompanied by a beautiful blonde comes to a small West Texas town Ostensibly his purpose is to get into a poker game that had been going at the infamo. Another good read by Mr Burton His books are such great fast reads its hard to put them down This book is about a former OSS Office of Strategic Services agent in 1942 Again it's set in Texas but in West this time A Nazi collaborator who made millions doing nasty for them is who the main character is after Along the way we meet a funny character named Chicken Little who has known our main character all of his life The most interesting thing in this book you never know the main characters name a first for me he plays high stakes poker drills for oil and gets wealthier and is a character you root for Again Mr Burton has written a very good book I'm on to his other book

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Read & download ↠ The Rogues' Game 106 ð 1947 An enigmatic man driving a fine Lincoln convertible and accompanied by a beautiful blonde comes to a small West Texas town Ostensibly his purpose is to get into a poker game that had been going at the infamous Weilbach Hotel But as the story unfolds it becomes apparent that he has a darker motivUs Weilbach Hotel But as the story unfolds it becomes apparent that he has a darker motive one that centers on a sinister local banker named Clifton Robillard Aided by an old time hood named Chicken Little the pr. Like the small west Texas town that is never named the man with no name is not what he appears to be on the surface He drives a beautiful car and appears in town with a beautiful woman named Della It isn't the first time he has been in town as he was here before in 1942 This time he is back to seek some revenge and no one remembers him or suspects that he is anything other than what he appears to be a flamboyant gamblerRevenge for what isn't clear nor is his plan His plan does involve a weekly high stakes card game that has been going on for decades at the Weilbach Hotel It also isn't really clear which of several players is his target It also isn't clear on how Della's interest in a recent oil strike is going to help or for that matter hurt his plan Like his cards he keeps his plans close to the vest and adjusts for changes He does have a plan he is flexible and he just needs a little help from friends like Chicken Little and Icepick WillieWhat follows in this novel by Tyler Texas resident Milton T Burton is an intriguing and deeply twisted tale of a great con The author opens a portal back into a different time and pulls the reader deeply into a Texas of the recent past Told through first person point of view he spins a rich and complex weave that pulls the reader deep into his world where only slowly does the shape and scope of the plan come tantalizingly clear like the mirage on a West Texas highway during the heat of the summer before disappearing again Heavily atmospheric both in place and in style of writing this is the kind of novel that starts slowly moves slowly and pulls the reader in so deep that when one looks up from the book there is that splendid moment of disorientation between the past that might have been and the presentKevin R Tipple © 2011