Dan Lord is a forty-year-old private detective with a law degree working the blurred line between right and wrong in the Nation’s Capital. As a self-employed solutions broker and legal consultant, he works for a very select clientele. He doesn’t advertise and only takes cases on referral. But when two people close to him are murdered, Dan’s work becomes very personal.
With the assistance of a newly hired female intern, extracting clues from a ladder of acquaintances, Dan bounds through both the underbelly and elite of society, each step bringing more questions and yet ultimately taking him closer to the answer he seeks. A bail bondsman, a recluse hacker, a court clerk, a university student, an old-school barber, a high-class madam, an intelligence officer, a medical doctor, and a police detective are among the list of people Dan must cajole for help. His quest will lead him to discover things he never wanted to know, and put him in the position to reveal things that important people would prefer remain unrevealed.
Tense, ingenious, and filled with the unforgettable characters, Favors and Lies is Mark Gilleo’s most thrilling novel yet.
Dan Lord receives a weird, panic phone call from his sister in law saying his nephew stopped breathing,When he arrives there no one seems home. Dan has and let himself in, to find his sister in law dead. His nephew no where to be seen. Dan calls the police.
Dan thinks there is more to it, when not one but to in the same family die same night, he investigate with help from his new hired assistance in his own unique way.
This is a great book, loved every second f it, the characters are great, fast paced, the book grabs your attention and keeps it. I recommend it and can't wait for next book!