AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR TERRENCE MCCAULEY WHIPS UP A FAST-PACED PULP THRILLER REMINISCENT OF THE CLASSIC GANGSTER MOVIES OF OLD.
1918 -As a corrupt patrolman in New York City, Charlie Doherty had the ward bosses of Tammany Hall and other political cronies to watch his back. But in the hell-storm that became known as the Battle of Belleau Wood, only his rifle and his training keep him alive.
A world at war. A lone marine fighting to survive.
Fast-forward to 1925 where pugilistic prowess is discussed anywhere and everywhere. On the tough streets of New York City, boxer Terry Quinn is on the rise. The heavyweight title is within his grasp but the gangsters pulling the strings in the fight racket have other ideas and will do whatever it takes to get Quinn in line.
Hard answers to hard questions drive a story that isn't going where you think it is and make for one heck of a ride you don't want to miss.