Jerkwater Town: A Historical Novel

January 14, 2018|
Jerkwater Town: A Historical Novel


For the last three years, former investigative reporter Nick Lanouettea recovering sex addict struggling to stay on the wagonhas been attempting to start over with his wife in Portland, Oregon. But after he receives a call about a shirttail Mafioso possibly being framed for the murder of San Diegos mob chief, Frank Bompensiero, Nicks latent reportorial instincts are rekindled.

To reach the truth, Nick tiptoes at the edge of sexual entanglement with Maria Gallo, a pretty, rub-and-tug masseuse who has a personal interest in the investigation. After pawing through eight decades of historic events that touch upon Italian immigration, union activities, Prohibition, and Mafia prominence in San Diego, Nicks probing leads him to uncover the family history of Vittorio ErbiMarias former lover, the father of her son, and the man convicted of Bompensieros murder. Maria, who is certain of Vitos innocence, hopes to persuade a skeptical Nickwith whatever of her talents it requiresthat she is right.

In this mystery tale that interweaves historical events with the present, an investigative reporter and an unlikely friend partner together in a dangerous investigation to find out who bumped off San Diegos mob chief. Now only time will tell if one of them will pay the ultimate price for the truth.

Title:Jerkwater Town: A Historical Novel
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:January 14, 2018
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781491743522

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