Its 1942, the First Marine Division is fighting for its survival on Guadalcanal. President Roosevelt orders all the money in Hawaii collected, destroyed, and replaced by money with Hawaii written across the back of each bill. Funny money that the Japs can’t use if they invade the island, if Guadalcanal falls. Millions of dollars collected and some of the money is about to be taken by anybody who is somebody.Lieutenant Commander Kincaid, a drunk, thief, and gambler is in charge of destroying the money, has his own plans on what to do with some of the money. But one man is standing in the way. A bayoneted, shot up Navy Cross winner, hero of Bloody Ridge… a man who hates what he has been forced to become… a civilian. Awaiting a medical discharge, Gunny Mac is lost without his Marine Corps. He buys a two -dollar book on how to be a private eye and Chinatown will never be the same.But sometimes you have to throw the book away. But he’s not alone. His fellow wounded Marines, at the naval hospital, now out of the fight, have lots of fight left in them.Mac’s best friend, Gunny Wojohowitz, needs Mac to help him track down the one man he needs to kill…. Padre McCaffery, a fighting, whiskey drinking, cigar smoking Jesuit priest, winner of the Navy Cross recruits Marines in the psych unit to ensure Mac stays safe with hilarious results…. LT. Burke a Naval officer…a wealthy, spoiled Harvard graduate who is sent to the Marine Corps as an Artillery Forward Observer as punishment, seeks forgiveness and redemption, and drags Mac deeper into the corruption of Chinatown.They shed their blood and their human psyche, but they face one more battle for their country, and for their friends. One last battle…one last victory!
Gunny Mac Private Detective: Trouble in Chinatown is a thrilling novel that will excite readers from start to finish thanks to the captivating story that takes the reader on an exciting and thrilling journey. Gunny Mac Private Detective: Trouble in Chinatown for me was an engrossing read that enthralled me from the very first page to the very last; I struggled to put this book down because I desperately wanted to know what was going to happen to the novels memorable characters and I felt this way thanks to the author’s incredible writing that compelled me to read. Steven Walker is a talented and well-accomplished author, and his work is gripping as well as riveting and holds a host of fantastic characters that will all spark opinions! That is why I already have to recommend this novel to you lovely readers to read, but if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more about the incredible Gunny Mac Private Detective!
Gunny Mac Private Detective is a thrilling novel full of twists and turns galore that will take its readers on a journey of ups and downs that will thrill and entertain from start to finish! The reader in Gunny Mac Private Detective will be introduced to a host of characters with one of the main ones being Lieutenant Commander Kincaid. The year is 1942 and the reader will follow the First Marine Division on Guadalcanal island. It is around this time that President Roosevelt orders that all Hawaiian money be collected and destroyed and replaced so that if the Japanese invaded the island, they couldn’t use the money. Kincaid is in charge of collections and destroying the money but he has his own plans on what he wishes to do with it and this is where our story begins book lovers! And what follows next is a twisty turny, shocking journey that is guaranteed to keep you hooked until the very end!
The tale of Gunny Mac Private Detective is gripping, shocking, and let’s not forget thrilling! This novel truly did astound me with its captivating narration and thrilling plotline in which many twists and turns occur. As well as it being an excellent, gritty novel, it is also a unique, diverse one which is unlike your typical book and I have to say that I adored this because I was getting very tired of reading the same old books so thank you, Steven Walker, for writing a novel that is fresh, exciting and gripping!
Steven Walker can only be described as a talented, accomplished writer who knows what a reader wants in a great novel. As I read Gunny Mac Private Detective, I read every sentence slowly so that I could absorb all of the novel’s information; I felt as if I was there and it made for an immersive reading experience. Walker is an excellent writer who is well accomplished, and his work astounded me from the very beginning thanks to his original plot, as well as his compelling characters that in turn made me invest in the story even more!
To conclude my thoughts on the captivating novel that is Gunny Mac Private Detective, I would say if you are bored with the same old books then take a chance with this gem because you will not be disappointed. It has everything you would want in a great story, and that is spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters, and a brilliant author. Gunny Mac Private Detective gets five stars from me, book lovers! So be sure to have a read of the preview below, you won’t regret it!
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