Aside of murder: a modern gritty 50’s noir Seattle, wa, July 10, 2012: Aside of Murder has been called “a modern day 30s and 50’s Noir”, a gritty crime novel that “paints the seedy underbelly of both lower and upper society”.
Extended description Shelley, a high class call girl, and Ann Li, her best friend in the business, discover blackmail and revenge against clients. After many years, Shelley gets her chance to get out of the business and catches the eye of Gerald Johnson, a philandering, embezzling bank executive. What happens when they meet? Blackmail, marriage, revenge and murder.
When pools of blood are found in their home instead of Mrs. Shelley Johnson, it’s up to Joan, the bank’s investigator, and Detective McIntire of the police department, to track Gerald down, from country to country. When he does come back home, he leaves his own trail of revenge and murder.
ABOUT THE AUTHORBrick ONeil is currently living in Seattle, Washington with two cats, Bobcat and Bootstrap, and husband, working on book two of “The Rose Petal Wine Murder Mysteries”, “The Bamboo Killer”. This next book in the series has familiar characters investigating a serial killer who strikes with a bamboo stake through his young victim’s hearts at the University of Washington. Gerald returns and takes the investigators on another worldwide chase.