Sun filled Sarasota, Florida is up to its lovely hips in murder. Not the run of the mill household variety, these are vicious. Attorney David Winter receives a phone call in the middle of the night from a distraught woman worried about her missing son. He takes the case and he soon finds himself up to his ears in sex-trafficking, kidnapping, and hunted by the Arab Mafia. To top it off a drug that wipes out a portion of memory threatens his gal Linda and soon will eat her mind away driving her insane. He would ask Floyd for help but he isn’t sure if the old war hound can be trusted. His only hope rests with Recluse, a killer. Explosions rock the city as David and his small group of investigators run for their lives in this second book of David Winter—Hard Boiled—Detective Mysteries.
David Winter’s law firm is doing well, and he enjoys the business the tourist season brings until Recluse raises his ugly head. Dave finds himself in the middle of murder, sex trafficking, and hunted by the Arab mafia. Explosions rock Sarasota Florida as Dave and his small group of investigators, run for their lives in this second book of David Winter Hard Boiled Detective Mystery.
Tommy Hampton and his friend Cody, decided it was time to do some fishin’ up near the spring, where tales of a witch haunted his memory and black bears roamed. After running out of daylight they headed home but met a neighbor boy on the road with a bloody cut on his face. He claimed Ellsinore the witch did it and turned another boy into a stump. Cody didn’t believe him. Tommy wasn’t sure. In the next few hours the truth would be known and the Missouri Ozark community of Ellsinore Springs would never be the same.
Attorney, David Winter kicks back on the Florida beach soaking in the sunshine and watching the ladies stroll by. When his old Army buddy, Sean asks him to defend his aunt in a murder case, David doesn’t think twice and leaves the sun and sand for Missouri’s ice and snow to help his old pal. Seems Aunt Sharon’s past time was killing husbands and getting rich off their insurance policies. Not even Sean’s generosity—a BMW 528i with chauffeur, 100 grand plus expenses and a luxury apartment–all at David’s disposal—can save Aunt Sharon from the needle!
The more David investigates, the more accomplices keep coming out of the woodwork. When he’s shot, drugged and hit over the head, David takes it personally—but that’s only the tip of the proverbial iceberg! He faces a startling truth, which nearly destroys him and his faith in all he holds dear. But lady justice isn’t blind and unforgiving of those who shake her scales. As an instrument of law, David must once again become the hardened soldier honed on the battlefields of VietNam and stand toe to toe with unscrupulous prosecutors, and a judge wanting a quick trial. Buckle your safety belt…you are in for a wild ride.