When street hustler Vincent Grant is enlisted to throw a scare into a deviant priest, he does it dutifully, leaving the man bleeding on the floor of a seedy apartment. But when the priest is found brutally murdered, life as Vincent knew it ends and he has to flee as killers on both sides of the law make him the target of a city-wide manhunt.
When mobster Richard “Red” Scarlotti’s son goes missing, Dylan Thomas Lonagan, a private detective with truckloads of baggage, is hired to find him, and lands himself in the middle of a mob war.As two crime families try to settle old scores, Lonagan is forced to ally with Red’s hitman brother, Whitey, a hard nut with a soft side and a secret of his own.
The Triangle started as just another bar band from Seattle. But as the country exploded with righteous rage, they found themselves with a headlining gig at the revolution. From their jagged first tour, through their trials with a zombifying psychotropic drug and the destruction of a national treasure that sealed their infamy, The Triangle stayed one step ahead of the law . . . until one fateful encounter with luck and love taught them the true meaning of rock and roll.
The plan is to wire a prominent banker with a remote control bomb and thereby capture untold millions from a dangerous drug czar. Or is the plan something else? The plot thickens as hidden family connections come to light and who is betraying who—and why—becomes a matter of life and death for perpetrators and victims alike.
Phil Gaines' quiet and controlled criminal life ends abruptly when he makes the fatal error of marrying a young, wild, and very kinky local bar maid. Betrayed by both his wife and his partner in crime, Phil sets off across the countryside in a psycho-sexual killing spree.
Sam Schuler is starting a new family, trying to begin a respectable life, and trying to extricate himself from the seedy people he once knew. But when his former best friend involves him in a petty drug theft, a local street gang is stirred to action and Sam finds himself in the midst of personal war that nothing in his life has prepared him for.
When Kevin Chapman discovers that his young wife secretly aborted his child, and now plans to leave him for a woman she met at college, his world implodes. Unable to accept what is happening, helpless as reckless words give way to reckless acts, Kevin soon finds himself in the aftermath of the unthinkable.