Gideon Pomeroy Series, Vol. 2 by Shel Damsky Attorney Gideon Pomeroy's Adirondack zoning case takes a bad turn when local officials become belligerent, local zoning hearings adopt astonishing procedures, and local judges give new meaning to the word "hostile." When people start to die, Gideon wonders if he made an unwise decision in coming to what has become a very dangerous place.
Lawyers, old blood, and old money become involved in a power struggle in a small town in upstate New York. Before the dust settles, some of them will learn just how far out of balance the scales of justice can be tipped.
Attorney Gideon Pomeroy always thought that zoning was the most peaceful occupation on earth. Confusing,maybe; frustrating maybe, nonsensical maybe, noisy maybe. But you died in bed. Certainly no murders. ours or somebody's Particularly not his.
When Gabriel Levine punches out a guy who is being rude to a dancer, then learns the next day the guy's name is Dutch Schultz, retreat seems in order. To avid a gang war Legs Diamond sends Gabe to Saranac Lake to recuperate from tuberculosis. There, the young taxi driver finds himself in a different world, in love with a beautiful woman, and surrounded by people who look up to him. Gabe doesn't konw that even in Saranac Lake, tuberculosis is not his most dangerous enemy.
Hangovers were nothing new to Tony Flanders, but this time he didn't wake up on the wrong side of the bed--he woke up on the wrong side of the century. Tony Flanders went up to Saranac Lake for a few days fishing--a little R&R from his job as a police detective in 2001 Albany. He didn't expect to wake up in 1927. He didn't expect to help Legs Diamond find out who was trying to murder a beautiful woman, and he certainly didn't expect to fall in love.