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Hot Time in Old Town review

Matthew Swain: Hot Time in Old Town - Mike McQuay

This is the first in McQuay's great trilogy of adventures starring Matthew Swain, The 21st Century Private Eye, doing the hard-boiled noir thing in a future that's "running down like a dime store watch".. Ray guns, flying cars, corruption in high places and beautiful dames add up to a cool take on the genre. I wish I still had my copy of this, which I'd read back in high school but I lent it to the cafeteria lady and never saw it again.