Sleight-of-Hand, by Dale Clark (epub/Kindle)

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There are crooks, and other crooks—ranging from the lowly dip who lifts the contente of milady’s shopping hag to the international swindlers who count their booty In millions Harvey ranked somewhere between the two extremities. True, a certain dexterity with a pack of cards played a share in compiling his profits aboard the Trans-Atlantic liners, but he was far from being in a class with such men as Remsen, who awlndled the Prince of Algania out of a quarter million francs. In a single evening While be annually brought his share of trinkets into the country, Harvey would never be thought of in the same breath with “Diamond John” Munyan, cleverest of the jewel smugglers.