Thriller Thursday: Crime (10/22/20)

This Thriller Thursday spotlights crime with the true story of a turning point in Mob history and a crime fiction debut about a family of money launderers.

A BROTHERHOOD BETRAYED: The Man Behind the Rise and Fall of Murder, Inc. by Michael Cannell

“Cannell dials in the right level of detail in this grim story of violence, corruption, and the dogged efforts of law enforcement to break organized crime’s hold on New York City. Readers interested in a non-sensationalized treatment of a major chapter in American crime will be riveted.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

THE NIGHTWORKERS by Brian Selfon

“Sefton’s ambitious, character-driven debut tells the interconnected stories of ‘a perfectly wonderful, perfectly Brooklyn family of misfits’: Shecky Keenan, a fastidious small-time money launderer; Henry Vek, an aspiring artist and one of Shecky’s couriers; and Kerasha Brown, a poetry-loving, talented thief recently released on probation.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

A BROTHERHOOD BETRAYED: The Man Behind the Rise and Fall of Murder, Inc. by Michael Cannell; 9781250204387; available now.
THE NIGHTWORKERS by Brian Selfon; 9780374222017; available now.

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