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Death In The Family
Death In The Family

Death In The Family

12+

FICTION

269 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: January 2020

ISBN 9781733779319

Rights: US & CA

Intrigue Publishing LLC (Jan 2020)

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Overview

Donny Lentini is a talented young man hungry for his mother’s love. To please her, he becomes guardian angel to his mob-wannabe father. When the father is murdered and found with his hands hacked off, Donny is dealt a set of cards in a game called vengeance. The pot is stacked high with chips; the ante, his soul and the lives of loved-ones. With the help of friends—ex-con, defrocked Jesuit Bill Conlon along with former high-school nemesis, Antwyne Claxton—he digs for whether the murder had anything to do with the mob’s lust for a real estate parcel owned by the family of Donny's lover. He’s new at this game. He doesn’t cheat, but plays his cards well. And he gets what he wants.

Reviews

"Larcinese is by no means reinventing the wheel, but fans of mobster novels will enjoy this messy, self-aware take on the genre. A fun, energetic, Philadelphia-set Mafia caper." —Kirkus Reviews

Author Biography

Lanny Larcinese is a writer whose short work has appeared in magazines and has won a handful of local prizes. He is the author of I Detest All My Sins. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.