Richard Newell Smith grew up in a seaside town in Massachusetts, worked his way through Harvard College, served in the Coast Guard and then worked in marketing communications before turning to full-time writing. He has published two Jack Scully thrillers - The Hitman's Lover and Grind His Bones. His third novel, Naked Fear, a Sitka Annie revenge thriller, will be published in late December 2013.
The Hitman's Loverby Richard Newell Smith
Jack Scully, a "divorce and dog-bite" lawyer, is leading a nice quiet life until his crotchety Aunt Maude guns down a policeman. Her defense? She claims the cop was really a hitman hired by her alcoholic husband Teddy. When Maude insists that Scully represent her, he is quickly drawn into the murderous world of organized crime and crooked cops. Blinding Scully to the dangers is beautiful Mafia Princess Angela D'Annunzio. Is her affection real or is she luring him into the final betrayal?
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I loved the book, good mix of characters. I loved Aunt Maude, she was quite the colorful character!