Kalorama Shakedown (The Harry Reese Mysteries #3)
by Robert Bruce Stewart (Goodreads Author)
Boodlers, and pikers, and slyboots… oh my! It’s December 1901, when the paths of three of the era’s notable characters cross in the nation’s capital: the Wizard of Oz, the Countess von Schnurrenberger und Kesselheim, and Harry Reese, insurance investigator. Harry has come to Washington in order to solve a string of jewelry thefts. But first he must match wits with a throng…more
by Robert Bruce Stewart
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Although this book was set at the turn of the century it is sadly still true of the powers that be in Washington today. For a country that has made so many advancements in the last one hundred years we seem to still be stuck in a mire of corruption that is committed by those who are supposed to protect and lead us.
Reflect back to when you were growing up… Do you believe our political system is better or worse now?