A thoughtful, intricate detective story set in Boston, Massachusetts. Jennifer Eastman, the beautiful twenty four year old daughter of a Boston police detective works as a private investigator for her older brother. Professionally, Jennifer brings hundreds of thousands of dollars into the Eastman Agency as she solves case after case. Personally, she pursues a romantic relationship with her childhood friend, Gary Prescott. qYou don't love me. You love having sex with me as I do you.q Jennifer is forced to deal with the physical and emotional ramifications of a life threatening traumatic experience. Her search for closure challenges her abilities and threatens her relationship with Prescott. Prescott a tough, hardnosed detective and long time friend of the Eastmans leaves the Agency to go to work for a major New England crime boss. His toughness, qThis is a 9mm at the back of your head. If I were to pull the trigger, not even your own mother would recognize you.q enables him to control and legitimize many of the gangsters companies. Certainly an interesting and thought provoking novel.Gary seldom was home before midnight or one in the morning and Jennifer hardly ever waited up for him. ... the bar, Jennifer, Steve, Arthur and Gary had established a hundred thousand dollar line of credit with Bank America for the bar.
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