SPAN lang=EN>P dir=ltr align=justify>It's 1922 and business is booming for Saul and Lou Sugarman-- thanks to prohibition. But business gets personal when the Sugarmans' brother-in-law ends up dead. Looking for answers, private detective Sam Klein is called in to investigate. P dir=ltr align=justify>What appears to be nothing more than a deal-gone-bad quickly spirals out of control to threaten Sam's own family. How can Sam prevent his loved ones from becoming enmeshed in a bootlegger turf war that's bigger than even he can imagine?
Allan Levine is an award-winning internationally selling author and historian based in Winnipeg, Canada. He has written thirteen books including the Sam Klein historical mystery trilogy. Winner of the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction, the McNally-Robinson Book of the Year, the Best History Book Award at the Canadian Jewish Book Awards, and the co-winner of the J.I. Segal Prize in Canadian Jewish History. A freelance writer since the early 1980s, his work has appeared in the Globe and Mail, Maclean's, Toronto Star, the National Post, and Saturday Night. A columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press since 2010, he explains the history behind current events.
Allan Levine brings back his much-loved detective. [A] thoroughly engrossing mystery, it's also quite a revealing glimpse of a period rife with violence and corruption. -The Jewish Post & News
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