A beautiful, brainy woman... A couple of knuckleheads... A duffle bag of cash... And an endangered bird... * * * This was supposed to be the summer Pete sat on his duff, clocking visitors in and out of the business in the suburbs where he works as a security guard. But when a body floats to the top of the local reservoir, Petes cushy gig at the towns water company goes belly-up. Now a gorgeous scientist needs him to put the screws to his boss before the guy pulls off a land swindle worth millions. Will Pete side with his boss and make a killing in real estate? Or team up with the good guys and risk a killing of a different kind? A full-length thriller in the tradition of Elmore Leonard and Carl Hiaasen. JERSEY HEAT Hazy, hot and humid summers are lousy times to grow a conscience. PRAISE DAgnese writes the most unusual and interesting books.Bookviews ABOUT THE AUTHOR Award-winning journalist Joseph DAgnese has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and numerous magazines. His crime fiction has appeared in Shotgun Honey, Beat to a Pulp, and Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.
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July 18, 2011
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