1) 32 Caliber
The story is narrated by the hero, Bupps, who is an amateur detective and professional lawyer. His sister Helen is in the throes of a painful and acrimonious divorce with her husband Jim who also happens to be Bupps' best friend. She is now involved in a torrid affair with a man called Frank Woods who, as Bupps discovers doesn't enjoy a very clean reputation. Woods is a war-profiteer, and his transactions have a seamy side. Things take a menacing...