Welcome to my world, which I share with my wife, Cool Gus and Scout, our new rescue dog. I grew up in the Bronx, graduated West Point, served in Special Operations and have written over 70 books across a variety of genres.
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My titles this year were Area 51: Interstellar (29 April). Next is New York Minute (24 June); Lawyers, Guns and Money (16 Sept) and Walk On The Wild Side (9 December). New York Minute is a prequel to the Green Berets series as are the next two books. I’m very excited about it and it is live for pre-order.
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How far can a good man get pushed? Ex-Green Beret Will Kane has undiagnosed Asperger. He is a high functioning autistic, like a number of exceptional people, especially in the arts. Except his art is death and he is very, very good at it.
The last time former Green Beret Will Kane was involved in killing someone it made the cover of LIFE Magazine.
Eight years later he’s getting pushed to the edge of that precipice he vowed never to go over again.
New York City, summer 1977. The Bronx is burning. The twin towers of the new World Trade Center loom over the skyline. Son of Sam. Star Wars. Studio 54. The Five Families. The city faces bankruptcy and unrest seethes.
On the dark streets of a city the rest of the country believes is going down the toilet, Vietnam vet Kane’s life mirrors his hometown.
Carrying a past cratered with death and tragedy, Kane has been working as a ‘fixer’ for a high-priced lawyer since returning to New York in disgrace. But is he really fixing anything?
It begins when he takes a compromising picture as part of the job. As the long hot summer boils, so does Kane as the mob, the CIA, the IRA and other forces are brought to bear on him. What they all seem to have forgotten, and Kane wishes he could, is that he is a highly trained and experienced warrior.
A skilled killer.
What should a good man do when faced with evil that the law can’t touch?
On 13 July 1977, the Blackout occurs and Kane explodes.
For fans of the Green Beret series of books, this book is a prelude to the entire series, and introduces a new character in his own series. Dave Riley is here as Will Kane’s 17 year old younger cousin.
This book is followed by Will Kane in Lawyers, Guns and Money, also set in New York City in 1977, and then Walk On The Wild Side
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