- 2016 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Mystery (Adult Fiction)
Coleridge Taylor is covering Operation Sail. A police reporter, he’d rather do real stories, and NYC has plenty in July 1976. When a dead housewife is fished out of the harbor wearing bricks of heroin, Taylor believes he’s stumbled upon a war between drug cartels. Flanked by his ex-cop girlfriend, he pursues his big story but sees it grow more twisted and deadly by the hour.