Red HookBook - 2006
Recently married to Maxine Crabbe and on the verge of his honeymoon trip, Artie Cohen is called back by the death of his old friend, Sid McKay, scouring the city in search of clues as he follows a trail that takes him from Red Hook to Hunts Point and beyond, uncovering a web of lies, deceit, and information for sale to the highest bidder.
Several months have passed since the tragedy enacted in Disturbed Earth. Artie Cohen has just married Maxine and is about to take time out of the city with her when two events pull him back: the apparent murder of a friend, and the appearance of his former girlfriend, Lily, their break-up never fully resolved. Through her great skills as a storyteller and creator of memorable characters, Reggie Nadelson weaves a thrilling tale of deception, while bringing to ever-greater life her protagonist, Artie Cohen—deeply flawed and deeply human.
Blackwell North Amer
Several months have passed since the tragedy enacted in Disturbed Earth, Reggie Nadelson's prior mystery. Artie Cohen has just married Maxine Crabbe and is about to take a honeymoon when the death of his friend Sid McKay pulls him back. Uncovering secrets he had never known Sid was keeping, Artie is led to investigative journalist Jack Santiago, famous for his ability to get under the skin of the rich and famous - and for his reporting on the potential for nuclear terrorism in New York. Conflicted by the need to investigate a homicide and the desire to be with Maxine and her daughters, Artie is drawn in further by Santiago's death - and by the reappearance of his former girlfriend Lily Hanes, their breakup never fully resolved.
As the Republican Convention of 2004 dominates the city, Artie frantically scours its unknown fringes, from Red Hook to Hunts Point to the old High Line, uncovering a web of lies and deceit, and in the process revealing the twisted ways in which information can be corrupted and turned into propaganda. Through her great skills as a storyteller, Reggie Nadelson weaves a thrilling tale of deception, while bringing her flawed but deeply human protagonist to ever-greater life.