Raymond Donne, an ex-Brooklyn cop and now a school teacher, is in the last two weeks of the summer break when his vacation comes to an abrupt halt. In the middle of the night, a friend asks him to take a drive with him since he has made a mistake and wants Ray’s help. Before he can reveal anything he is shot dead and Ray ends up with a concussion.
Thus begins an eventful week during which Ray again plays detective. Along the way, he teams up with Jack Knight, another ex-cop now a PI, who has been retained by a top PR executive to find and return, unharmed, his missing 16-year-old daughter. It makes for an exciting plot.
“Dead Red” is the third novel in the series. And if it is any example, having not read the first two, this reader will go back and read them and, more importantly, look forward to the next installment. The book is well-written, the plot tightly constructed, and it is recommended....Continua