From the back:
The keys led to a hundred and twenty grand in hard embezzled cash — enough to light out for Arabia or to buy a blonde’s heart.
Reprinted in 1963, and by Hard Case Crime.
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A Novel Of Love and Romance on the Mississippi
Later re-titled Touch Me Not
Tough private eye avenges kidnapping of his son!
She Was Blonde, Beautiful And Willing To Make Him A Corpse
Lumber was king, a girl was queen, and he swore to conquer both