Book Title: Redlined: A Novel of Boston Category: Adult Fiction (18 +), (9 Hours 59 Minutes) Genre: Thriller Publisher: Brunswick House Press Release date:May 2020 Format available for review: e-book, audiobook (mobi file (for Kindle), ePub, Audible codes (ebook is also available, but this is an Audiobook tour. ) Will send print books out:I'm not offering print books Content Rating: PG-13 + M. cursing throughout and violence (murder) Book Description:
The year is 1974. Boston's Jamaica Plain is a neighborhood under siege, a community skating along the razor's edge of decline. The banks have REDLINED Jamaica Plain, causing the housing market to crash, wiping out local homeowner's lifetime investments and opening the neighborhood to blockbusters and slumlords. Now, someone has begun systematically torching those abandoned buildings and the charred body of Sandy Morgan, a dedicated young neighborhood organizer, has been found among the ashes. Why? Who stands to gain?
Community organizer and Marine combat veteran, Jedidiah Flynt and Alex Jordan, his beautiful Harvard educated researcher together with a group of local property owners are determined to stop the redlining and and bring the arsonists responsible for Sandy Morgan's death to justice. Their search will lead them through a labyrinth of corrupt politicians, Asian gangsters and bent churchmen.
Two interwoven plots work their way through the narrative, one is absolutely true, the other never happened, but very well might have.
American and received his Graduate Gemologist diploma in 1985. He founded his retail company R. W. Wise, Goldsmiths, Inc. in the early 1980s and began traveling internationally, buying gems and writing about them in 1986. In 2012 he retired from business to pursue his writing. He lives with his wife and two cats in Charlottesville, Virginia. connect with the author: website ~ facebook ~ goodreads