Bio: Ben Douglas is the author of two books of nonfiction. He writes a newspaper column for the Jackson, Mississippi Northside Sun. His three children having flown the nest, he lives with his wife, Alice, in Madison, Mississippi where he is at work on the next Lanny Boone adventure.
While investigating the murder of a beautiful socialite Detective Lanny Boone uncovers a corrupt gambling cartel that eliminates opposition from any quarter. Having made the connection between the murder and the cartel Boone presses for evidence to convict--and is drawn into a crossfire he might not survive.
The tranquility of a small southern town is shattered when one of its citizens is reported missing and a battered body is found in a wrecked car. Hasty investigations and judgment errors result in both cases being prematurely closed. Detective Lieutenant Lanny Boone is faced with the dilemma of following orders from his superiors and letting things lie, or of following his intuition and taking on the Dixie Mafia to find the killers. The only thing he has to lose by following his intuition is his... more info>>