By Ace Atkins
(Berkley Trade, Paperback, 9780425239018, 448pp.)
Publication Date: April 5, 2011
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"Compelling...[Atkins] captures the imminent end of the gangster heyday."
In July 1933, the gangster known as George "Machine Gun" Kelly staged the kidnapping-forransom of an Oklahoma oilman. He would live to regret it.
Once again Ace Atkins transforms real-life events into riveting, thrilling fiction. Infamous is a passionate blend of historical novel and crime story-set in the first days of the modern FBI, featuring an unexpected hero, some of the most colorful supporting characters in recent crime fiction, and the unforgettable Kathryn Kelly (George Kelly's wife), the Lady Macbeth of Depression-era crime.
Ace Atkins is the author of the Quinn Colson novels, most recently Broken Places, as well as White Shadow, Wicked City, Devil's Garden, and four Nick Travers novels. He lives on a farm outside Oxford, Mississippi.