Jake Hatch
Created by Robert Campbell (1927-2000)

He's been workin' on the railroad...

JAKE HATCH is a Korean War veteran who works as a plainclothes cop/detective for the Burlington Northern Railroad out of the Omaha office.  As such, he's got jurisdiction of the rails from Chicoago to Denver, and a widow woman at every stop.  Unfortunately, they keep getting married on him.

A fairly entertaining read, although Campbell tries a little too hard to make Hatch "folksy," and occasionally comes off as someone trying to act like Andy Griffith.

Robert Campbell also wrote the Whistler series.


Respectfully submitted by Glen Davis.

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