By Les Roberts
Private investigator Milan Jacovich (pronounced MY-lan YOCK-ovitch) tags alongside while his major squeeze, Cleveland murder detective Tobe Blaine, is dispatched to rural Ashtabula County to deal with the case.
Word travels quickly within the small city, and the mixed-race couple gets a chilly welcome. The lodge supervisor doesn’t like their appears, the coroner very easily forgets key info, and buyers on the neighborhood watering gap flaunt their disrespect for Tobe’s out-of-town badge and her epidermis colour.
Milan enlists his younger assistant, Kevin “K.O.” O’Bannion, to glean info from the town’s teenagers, who inform stories in their mom and dad’ fervent devotion to their neighborhood pastor, an outspoken bigot. Did homophobia consider the murders?
Looming over the case is close by Conneaut prison—privately run, overcrowded, and rumored to hire a few questionable tools (as good as many neighborhood residents). inside of its partitions, a robust convict referred to as “The Prophet” simply may need the data Tobe and Milan have to resolve the case—if they could get him to speak.
Queenstown could purely be an hour’s force from Cleveland, yet Milan, Tobe, and K.O. locate themselves strangers in a wierd land. additionally they quickly locate themselves neck-deep in severe trouble.