By Stephen Mack Jones
Tough, shrewdpermanent, and suffering to stick alive, August Snow is the embodiment of Detroit. The son of an African-American father and a Mexican-American mom, August grew up within the city’s Mexicantown and joined the police strength merely to be drummed out through a conspiracy of corrupt law enforcement officials and politicians. yet August fought again; he took at the urban and bought himself a $12 million wrongful dismissal payment that left him low on buddies. He has simply again to the home he grew up in after a 12 months away, and quick learns he has many rankings to settle.
It’s no longer lengthy earlier than he’s summoned to the palatial Grosse Pointe Estates domestic of industrial rich person Eleanore Paget. robust and manipulative, Paget wishes August to enquire the more and more strange happenings at her deepest wealth administration financial institution. yet detective paintings isn't any longer August’s beat, and he declines. an afternoon later, Paget is lifeless of an obvious suicide—which August isn’t procuring for a minute.
What starts as an inquiry into Eleanore Paget’s demise quickly drags August right into a rat’s nest of Detroit’s most threatening criminals, from company embezzlers to tattooed mercenaries.
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August Snow by Stephen Mack Jones