Max Trueblood and the Jersey Desperado Author:Teri White Max Trueblood did his job well and deserves to live a life of leisure. *They* they won't let him -- the mob, that is. Before he began his retirement, Max was a hit man. The best. They want him for one more job. and after he finishes, they want him dead. — Veteran cop Aaron Temple know about Max's retirment; he had tried hard enough to arrest him ... more »in their younger days. But there's been too much going down lately in New York City --- and Trueblood has been in too many wrong places at too many wrong times to be completely innocent.
And now there are two young men coming between Max and Aaron. Jeremiah Donahue, aka the Jersey Desperado, wants to move up in the mob. his first job is to get close to Max. His second is to make Max's retirement permanent. Cody Blaine is Aaron's partner, a hotshot detective who sees his opportunity knocking in the gang war rocking New York. If Aaron wont rush in the like gangbusters, Cody'll do it himself.
Edgar-winning author Teri White traces the relationships, old and new, all deadly, as the four men are draw toward their inevitable confrontation.« less