FORMER PHILLY COP TURNED PRIVATE DETECTIVE MAC MACKENZIE SOON FINDS OUT THAT A ROUTINE MISSING PERSON CASE IS FAR MORE CONFUSING AND DANGEROUS THAN IT FIRST APPEARS.
August MacKenzie (Mac), a former Philly cop, now a private detective, is a good guy but with character flaws he struggles to master. He meets a young man whose wife disappeared without warning. What seemed like a routine missing person case quickly becomes more involved, confusing, and dangerous. Mac calls on old friends ? a reporter, a cop, and a major in Army intelligence. His search takes him to DC, Annapolis, and into a clash with the CIA.
"Joe Sharp spins a riveting detective story that will prompt you to keep wanting to read 'one more chapter' before you put the book down. Grasping at Shadow crackles with sharp dialog and revels in plot twists and turns that will keep you guessing throughout."?Glenn Macnow, Veteran Philadelphia journalist and radio host, author of "The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies," and "The Ultimate Book of Gangster Movies."
?Reminds me of some cases on the job. What seems simple often got complicated before you realized.? ? Adam Guthrie, retired police detective, Allentown, PA
?Unexpected twists and turns blending elements of history with realistic characters leading to a shocking conclusion.? ? Joseph Hodgson, Adjunct Professor of History ? Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA