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Human Collateral
Human Collateral

Human Collateral


A Miles Darien Detective Thriller


312 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: July 2022

ISBN 9781952782633

Rights: WOR

Boutique of Quality Books (Jul 2022)
BQB Publishing

Price: $17.95


An intriguing good versus evil story where a private investigator and the FBI team up to bring down an unscrupulous mob that preys on people's financial misfortunes.Private Detective Miles Darien is hired by Cora Sims to find her missing daughter Olivia, who has been living alone in Chicago. Miles enlists his best friend, investigative journalist Ryan Duffy, to assist in the search. Mrs. Sims has no idea where her daughter works or how she makes a living. First, they must uncover the clues which will lead them to her workplace, hoping to connect with someone who can take them to Olivia. When they find Olivia, she's barely alive as a result of an infection after having a kidney surgically removed. Turns out the kidney was payment for an illegal loan given by criminals who prey on people in dire financial trouble by forcing them to use their bodies as collateral.

Author Biography

Harry Pinkus's passion for writing was ignited at the University of Wisconsin where he studied journalism and wrote for the campus newspaper, The Daily Cardinal. His career as a professional writer includes creating marketing content and materials for both digital and print media. After many years as a partner in a marketing firm, Pinkus sold his interest in the firm in 2013 to focus on his writing. The Kingmaker's Redemption was his debut novel and Human Collateral is the beginning of his Miles Darien Detective Thriller series.