Penns River Book 7
It’s been a tough winter in Penns River and things aren’t getting any better. A major snowstorm looms as a police officer shoots and kills a man after a bar fight. There are four complicating factors:
1. No weapon is found on the dead man.
2. The cop is Black; the victim is white.
3. The victim is not just white; he’s a white supremacist.
4. A national leader of the movement wants to use Penns River to set an example and create a martyr for the cause.
Fellow travelers from several neighboring states converge on the town for the funeral as an even bigger snowstorm roars in with them.
While the Penns River police try to keep the lid on, the Allegheny Casino holds a poker tournament. One hundred players each put up $10,000 in cash. The winner walks away with all of it. In cash. The situation is fraught enough without the local cops having to answer every call as if it might be the start of a riot.
Praise for Penns River books
—Brendan DuBois, award-winning and New York Times bestselling author
—J.D. Rhoades, bestselling author of the Jack Keller series and the Cade and Clayborne historical thrillers
—James D. F. Hannah, Shamus Award-winning author of the Henry Malone series
—New Mystery Reader
—Les Edgerton on Writing
—Scott Phillips, author of The Ice Harvest and The Walkaway
—Eryk Pruitt, Anthony-award nominated author of What We Reckon
—Charlie Stella, the Godfather of mob fiction