Al DeSantis is ready to get out of Connecticut. Suffering a recent breakup and a gnarly car crash which invokes in him a phobia of bridges, Al sets his sights on Los Angeles, only to have his plans foiled by his estranged father, Big Al, who is passing on the Blue Palmetto Detective Agency in Savannah, Georgia, to his son. Begrudgingly, Al finds himself in the South and wrapped up in investigating a dead body found on the agency dock—a murder case that quickly becomes anything but straightforward. With an engaging cast of characters, fast-paced dialogue, and an intricate mystery plot that will keep readers guessing, Ang Pompano's novel is as gripping as a cinematic car chase and as unexpected as a fully-loaded gun. For those who crave a page-turning journey about family and bravery, When It's Time for Leaving constructs a bridge that readers will be eager to cross.—Sara McCrea, News@Wesleyan.
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About the Author
Ang Pompano is an author, editor, and publisher. His novel, When It’s Time for Leaving, was nominated for an Agatha Best First Novel Award. His novel Diet of Death was highly acclaimed. His short stories have appeared in many anthologies, including the Anthony Award-winning, Mystery Most Edible. A member of Mystery Writers of America, he received a Helen McCloy Scholarship for a novel in progress. He serves on the board of Sisters in Crime Connecticut and is a member of the New England Crime Bake Committee. Ang lives in Connecticut with his wife, Annette, and their two rescue dogs.