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Harm's Way

Harm's Way

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by Alan Annand
     
 

Lee Harms, investigator-for-hire, is on the cusp of an on-and-off-again love affair with confidante and astrologer Celeste when fate serves up a witch’s brew of trouble.

Start with a broth of sexual intrigue, toss in a troubled redhead, stir in two kilos of cocaine, dissolve a few pages from a psychiatrist’s notebook, and bring to a boil the fury

Overview

Lee Harms, investigator-for-hire, is on the cusp of an on-and-off-again love affair with confidante and astrologer Celeste when fate serves up a witch’s brew of trouble.

Start with a broth of sexual intrigue, toss in a troubled redhead, stir in two kilos of cocaine, dissolve a few pages from a psychiatrist’s notebook, and bring to a boil the fury of a crime family whose son dies in a midnight bacchanal. Money ignites the fire under this cauldron, but sex, violence and the darker forces of human nature keep it bubbling.

Political hopeful Dr Reynolds has already paid $50K to suppress a videotape of his daughter Liz in a lesbian porn flick; now there’s a second blackmail demand for $250K and promise of worse revelations to come. He wants her found and put on the next plane to England where she’ll go into rehab and put her life back together before she ruins his.

As Harms learns, she’s been living quite a life already – shoplifting, drug abuse, pornography, and maybe even prostitution. Everywhere he looks, he encounters the human archetypes of moral depravity, and every one of them warns him to drop the case before it gets too hot for him to handle. As dangerous as it gets, Harms must rely on his own wits to out-maneuver crack-crazed thugs, libidinous porn stars, and a deranged young woman with a troubled past. But when criminals kidnap his own ten-year-old daughter, he plunges into their underworld to rescue her from harm’s way.

(80,500 words)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011518133
Publisher:
Alan Annand
Publication date:
09/06/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
114,834
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

ALAN ANNAND is a writer of crime fiction, offering an intriguing blend of mystery, suspense, thriller and occult genres. When he’s not dreaming up ingenious ways to kill people and thrill readers, he occasionally finds therapy in writing humor, short stories and faux book reviews. Before becoming a full-time novelist and scriptwriter, he worked as a technical writer for the railway industry, a corporate writer for private and public sectors, a human resources manager and an underground surveyor. Currently, he divides his time between writing in the AM, astrology in the PM, and meditation on the OM. For those who care, he’s an Aries with a dash of Scorpio. ALAN ANNAND: - Writer of mystery suspense novels. - Astrologer & palmist, trained in Western & Vedic astrology. - Amateur musician, agent provocateur and infomaniac. Websites: - Writing: www.sextile.com - Astrology: www.navamsa.com Books available at Amazon, Apple, Barnes&Noble, Smashwords, etc: - Al-Quebeca (police procedural mystery thriller) - Antenna Syndrome (hard-boiled sci-fi mystery thriller) - Felonious Monk (New Age noir mystery thriller #2)) - Harm’s Way (hardboiled mystery thriller) - Hide in Plain Sight (psychological mystery suspense) - Scorpio Rising (New Age noir mystery thriller #1) Previously published five novels under pseudonyms with New York publishers: - Harm's Way (St.Martin's Press), by Aleister Foxx - Antenna Syndrome (Tower Publications), by Alan Marks - Skyraiders (Tower Publications), by Alan Marks - Bearknife Gold (Tower Publications), by Alan Marks - Commando Attack (Tower Publications), by Alan Marks Education: - BA, English Lit - BSc, Math & Physics - Diploma, British Faculty of Astrological Studies - Diploma, American College of Vedic Astrology Citizen of the world: - Lived in Montreal 26 yrs, Toronto 6 yrs - Lived in England one year - Traveled USA, Mexico, Caribbean, Europe, Morocco, Lebanon, India, Thailand

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