When mobster Richard “Red” Scarlotti’s son goes missing, Dylan Thomas Lonagan, a private detective with truckloads of baggage, is hired to find him, and lands himself in the middle of a mob war.As two crime families try to settle old scores, Lonagan is forced to ally with Red’s hitman brother, Whitey, a hard nut with a soft side and a secret of his own.
The plan is to wire a prominent banker with a remote control bomb and thereby capture untold millions from a dangerous drug czar. Or is the plan something else? The plot thickens as hidden family connections come to light and who is betraying who—and why—becomes a matter of life and death for perpetrators and victims alike.
Phil Gaines' quiet and controlled criminal life ends abruptly when he makes the fatal error of marrying a young, wild, and very kinky local bar maid. Betrayed by both his wife and his partner in crime, Phil sets off across the countryside in a psycho-sexual killing spree.
Sam Schuler is starting a new family, trying to begin a respectable life, and trying to extricate himself from the seedy people he once knew. But when his former best friend involves him in a petty drug theft, a local street gang is stirred to action and Sam finds himself in the midst of a personal war that nothing in his life has prepared him for.
The shocking new novel from author, editor and publisher Matthew Louis. The story of a rural misfit who finds himself on the wrong side of modern social trends–and the laws of God and man.