• Title: Blood to Drink
  • Author: Robert Skinner
  • ISBN: 9781890208332
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Blood to Drink During Prohibition the Mississippi flowed with contraband Rumrunners could make fortunes in New Orleans Some got away with murder Wesley Farrell half caste son of an Irish policeman is no stranger
    During Prohibition, the Mississippi flowed with contraband Rumrunners could make fortunes in New Orleans Some got away with murder.Wesley Farrell, half caste son of an Irish policeman, is no stranger to violence and death, but he s deeply affected when a bright young Federal agent is gunned down right in front of him A few years later, a new act opens and Farrell, conscDuring Prohibition, the Mississippi flowed with contraband Rumrunners could make fortunes in New Orleans Some got away with murder.Wesley Farrell, half caste son of an Irish policeman, is no stranger to violence and death, but he s deeply affected when a bright young Federal agent is gunned down right in front of him A few years later, a new act opens and Farrell, conscious of his debt to the dead man who had saved his life just before he died, elects to play a role His investigation not only opens up some well kept secrets, it carries his own role with his father in new directions.Atmospheric, faithful to its period, Robert Skinnet s fourth Wesley Farrell novel after Skin Deep Blood Red, Cat Eyed Trouble, and Daddy s Gone a Hunting is not just a suspenseful whodunit, but an exploration of family and of loss.

    One Reply to “Blood to Drink”

    1. A mixed-race protagonist with a mixed background battles evil corruption in prohibition-era New Orleans.Don't be put off by the title. This is not a story with vampires, it is not a horror novel. It is a mystery, a mystery in the tradition of crime fiction. Among its more important elements are a mixed-race protagonist named Wesley Farrell. Here’s a protagonist with an interesting attitude, a five-year-old mystery---a shotgun murder, an attractive setting---Louisiana and New Orleans in 1939, g [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *