Man On A Leash Author:Charles Williams A harrowing tale of greed and murder that bristles with drama and suspense set in the barren wastes of the Nevada desert. — When Eric Romstead returns from a trip abroad, he's horrified to find that his father has been shot and tossed on the dump of a small Nevada town. He is even more shocked when the police present evidence linking his father w... more »ith a drug smuggling ring. After all how did a retired sea captain amass a $1,000,000 fortune? Why did he withdraw $250,000 from the bank just two days before his death? And why was milk sugar, the substance used to cut heroin, stuffed into his father's mouth at the time of the murder?
But it is Eric himself who finds the most damning evidence of all in his father's empty house: a bag of heroine, a redheaded young lady, very beautiful and very dead. Determined to prove the police wrong, Eric begins to hunt his father's murderer only to realize that it is he who is the hunted and that the bloody web that crushed his father is about to fall on him in a frightening "like father, like son" tradition.« less