The Marsh Mallows: A Danny Boyland Novel

The Marsh Mallows: A Danny Boyland Novel

by Henry Hack
The Marsh Mallows: A Danny Boyland Novel

The Marsh Mallows: A Danny Boyland Novel

by Henry Hack


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A single scream in the night begins New York Detective Danny Boyland's investigation into the "crime of the decade." Melanie Smith, a beautiful, blue-eyed blonde escort, has disappeared after her last date. The search for her leads to the discovery of numerous bodies in the swampy marshlands of Long Island's south shore. Not only are blue-eyed blondes formerly employed in the sex trade turning up dead, but also several suspected drug mules, and a bevy of long-dead mobsters dating back to the Lufthansa heist in the 70s. From the Hamptons to Brooklyn, a three-pronged task force of the area's top detectives sets out to solve the murders. Danny's investigation leads him to the highest ranks of the New York Metropolitan Police Department, a meticulously crafted frame-up, and a resolution that will haunt him forever.Henry Hack served for twenty-two years in the Nassau County, NY Police Department, rising to the rank of Inspector. He commanded the Scientific Investigation Bureau and was qualified as an expert witness in several forensic evidence areas including blood, narcotics, and trace evidence. He also commanded the Eighth Patrol Precinct in Levittown. Henry was a long-time New Yorker, born and raised in the boro of Queens. He and his wife, Lorraine, currently reside in coastal North Carolina.The Marsh Mallows is the fifth novel in a crime series featuring NYMPD homicide detective Danny Boyland. The fourth, Forever Young, won the 2018 Silver Falchion Award at the Killer Nashville Writer's Conference for the best police procedural published in 2017. Henry has also published four novels in a thriller series featuring Police Commissioner Harry Cassidy, and a collection of short stories. More information and a description of all his work may be found on his website,

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781793931283
Publisher: Independently published
Publication date: 03/18/2019
Series: The Danny Boyland
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)
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