Excerpt from chapter twenty-two:
I ran my fingers across her bronze stomach and grasped her tight waist, “All of that aside, your old man seems like a good guy,” I said. “He might have some fucked up thoughts after a few decades of homicides and rapes, but who wouldn’t?”
He’d tell you otherwise though. Fiona leaned forward and dove into a relentless kiss that seemed to last days. I was suddenly consumed by the smell of her perfume, the brush of wild red hair on my cheek and the weight of her breasts on my chest. She pulled away—all too soon. He’d say there’s no such thing as good guys, she signed while her scent lingered on my lips, there’s only bad guys and worse guys.
Taylor is the daughter of a powerful and calculating mob boss, Cameron Brown, who isn’t sparing any expense to know his daughter is safe and exact vengeance on those responsible for her kidnapping.
While the depraved maniacs of the city scrounge for their reward, Detective Jesse Wishman and Larry Manning must confront the mutual pain in their pasts if they hope to successfully resolve the case. When Manning’s daughter, and Wishman’s fiancée, was killed; it caused them both to spiral into obsession and self-loathing until they were forced to meet once again.
Join the estranged detectives as they attempt to defy the odds by clearing Hall’s name and uncover a conspiracy behind the disappearance of a child.
Born in Regional Victoria, Australia in 1990, Rhys Hagan displayed a passion for creative writing throughout his childhood years.
After high school, he joined the Royal Australian Army as a rifleman to develop skills he will carry with him for life. His experiences have also enriched his perspective as a writer. He regularly draws on his time in the military as a source of inspiration for his writing.
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