Sometimes the best day of your life is the one you never saw coming.

Joe Cohen has devoted the past two years of his life to one thing: the care and feeding of Kade Bosa. His partner in their PI business, roommate, and best friend, Kade is everything to Joe, even if their relationship falls short of what Joe desires most. But he won’t push. Kade has suffered a rough road, and Joe’s pretty sure he’s the only thing holding Kade together.

Estranged from his own family, Joe knows the value of desperately holding on to someone dear, but he never expected his present and past to collide just as Kade’s is doing the same. Now they’ve stumbled across evidence that could change their lives: the impact of Kade’s tragic past, their job partnership, and any future Joe might allow himself to wish for….

Chapter One


I WAS fairly certain that the car I was sitting in, a steel-gray 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, belonged on a show teenage girls watched on The CW, not in an undercover rescue operation in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side. Vampires drove cars like this—sneering, brooding creatures of the night—or maybe contract killers, but certainly not real-life private investigators trying to keep a low profile.

“I can hear you growling,” Kade Bosa, my fellow PI, best friend, and roommate said with a snicker as we cruised to a silent stop behind a row of parked cars buried in ice.

It had probably started out as snow, but once the plow came through and buried everything and then the freezing rain on top of that… now it was ice. There would be no digging out the cars; there would be chipping, and it…


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Book Details
  • Release Date: December, 15 2017
  • ISBN: 978-1-64080-497-5
  • Word Count: 46,265
  • Cover Artist: Reece Dante
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