WINNER of the 2015 PWA Shamus Award for Best Paperback Original and the 2015 ITW Thriller Award for Best Paperback Original!
Dick Moonlight can’t help himself. Moonlight, the private detective known as the head case with a bullet lodged in his brain, should be grateful for his current job. But when it becomes clear the cash-starved brain surgeon he’s been hired to drive around is protecting his son from a rape conviction, Moonlight is disgusted.
Worse, when the charges turn into a case of “reckless murder,” Moonlight’s the only one trying to keep the kid from the electric chair though the girl—a state senator’s daughter—clearly committed suicide. Then Moonlight and his unwilling assistant, a fat Elvis impersonator owing him money, stumble into a much bigger plot and are soon dodging Hollywood obsessed drug-running Russian thugs, corrupt government officials, and the specter of Moonlight’s recently diseased girlfriend.
New York Times bestselling author Vincent Zandri delivers another fast-paced, grizzly thriller in the Dick Moonlight series, offering readers plenty of wry humor, bullets, car chases, and Scarface references.
“Sensational...Masterful...Brilliant.” —New York Post
“The action never wanes.” —Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinal
“Gritty, fast-paced, lyrical and haunting.” —Harlan Coben, bestselling author of Six Years
“Tough, stylish, heartbreaking.” —Don Winslow, bestselling author of Savages
“Non-stop action.” —I Love a Mystery
“Vincent Zandri nails reader’s attention.” —Boston Herald