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While uncovering a web of murder, fraud, and political corruption, a private eye falls for the woman who is the power behind the throne of a rogue billionaire. Together, the lovers set off a chain reaction of revenge that makes them a target of brutal mobsters.
Would you kill the woman you love to save her from something worse?
“Real women, real villains and real heroes make Lawrence De Maria’s Sound of Blood a terrific read.” —Janet Evanovich
Bodies pile up from coast to coast as a private investigator probes a reporter’s grisly death.
Uncovering a web of murder, sex, fraud, and political corruption, he makes the mistake of falling in love with the beautiful, amoral woman who is the power behind the throne of a rogue billionaire. Together, the lovers set off a chain reaction of revenge that puts them in the crosshairs of brutal mobsters.
If you like thrilling action, crackling dialogue, and a tragic love story you won’t soon forget, then Sound of Blood, the first novel in the Jake Scarne series, is just a click away!
“Fast, funny and furious, featuring a femme fatale for the ages and a shocking ending, Sound of Blood is as good a financial thriller as you can find in today’s fiction.” —John Crudele, New York Post
“Sound of Blood is a rollicking good adventure mystery with all the essential ingredients: an intrepid private eye, bizarre murders, international intrigue, missing documents, gorgeous women, and slippery financial dealings. For those who enjoy dialog of the jocular irony-exaggeration genre, De Maria is a master.” —Washington Independent Review of Books