Ties That Blind: A Matt Jacob Novel by Zachary KleinTies That Blind: A Matt Jacob Novel by Zachary Klein

Ties That Blind: A Matt Jacob Novel

byZachary Klein

Paperback | April 3, 2015

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Former social worker-turned-private investigator Matt Jacob has had his share of vices and woes. But he has always managed to stay one foot ahead of the criminals he hunts, while keeping one foot out of the grave. Now Matt is struggling to kick his addictions, put his demons under wraps and settle down with a woman who makes him happy. Then, a phone call changes everything.Lou, the father of Matt's dead wife, is on the line, irascible and distraught. His new girlfriend's son has attempted suicide and Lou, for some unknown reason, refuses to get paramedics or the police involved. When Matt uncovers the truth behind this boy's despair, everything he has worked so hard for could end in an instant: his sobriety, his relationships with loved ones, even his own life.In Ties That Blind, Zachary Klein brings back some of the most original and riveting characters in crime fiction and puts them in a story that grips from the first page to the last.
Zachary Klein is the author of Still Among the Living (a New York Times notable book), Two Way Toll, and No Saving Grace. He is a founder of the People's School in Uptown Chicago, a school for high school dropouts. He also worked at Boston's Project Place, a worker-run social service collective that provided free crisis intervention an...
Title:Ties That Blind: A Matt Jacob NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.88 inPublished:April 3, 2015Publisher:Polis BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1940610265

ISBN - 13:9781940610269


Editorial Reviews

Praise for the Matt Jacob series by Zachary Klein:'Matt Jacob comes across as a heartfelt creation... A refreshing character in a genre rife with male posturing and two dimensional psychology.?The New York Times"Like Phillip Marlowe, Matt seems to take every case as an invitation to look deeper inside himself."?Kirkus Reviews'Matt's journey into the past and his misgivings about his life to date make a taut, compelling story.' ?Publishers Weekly on Two Way Toll'An intricately plotted, well-written mystery with a dollop of humor and a worldview that will delight those who see international conspiracies under every rock.' ?Booklist on No Saving Grace "