Two generations and four decades in the lives of Frank, Mary Lou and the rest of the gang
This digital box set contains the complete four-book saga of the Lagotti Family:
The Heist: After leaving Baltimore Penitentiary, Frank’s get rich quick scheme to rob a bank requires his girlfriend, Mary Lou to sleep with an inside guy and for his gang to stay together long enough to take down the vault. Meanwhile Mary Lou falls for the inside man and can’t decide whether to go with him or Frank. If she chooses the wrong fella she’ll be penniless and wind up dead. How would you choose between a fool and a dreamer?
The Getaway: After ex-con Frank and his girlfriend Mary Lou rob a Baltimore Bank, they must flee across country before the Feds find them and the mob ices them for stealing from an organized crime boss. As they dash to California, trust becomes the most important currency as Frank and Mary Lou grapple to decide whether love is enough to keep them together. And by the time they reach their goal, they must fight to the death to survive hired guns and trained police shooters. If they don’t kill everyone in their way then they will die themselves. Would you risk everything for a sack of greenbacks?
Powder: When Mary Lou takes the proceeds from a bank robbery to start up her heroin dealing business, old enemies circle overhead and threaten the lives of her twins. How will she keep them safe in such a dangerous place and what is she prepared to do to secure her new venture?
Mama’s Gone: When Mary Lou makes some bad decisions, her twins and her husband must decide whether she’s losing her mind. If they can get that cleared up then all they have to worry about is their feud with the Russian mob. And then someone goes and ices the old lady. Who would have the cajones to murder the head of the Lagotti family?
What reviewers are saying:
“A dark family saga soaked in blood” – “Chocolate ‘n’ Waffles
“[A] thrilling and detailed insight to mob culture which is gritty, noirish and yet threaded through with a wry humour.” – Rachel Read It
“A crime novel that really delivers the mystery.” – The Indie Express
“I’m now kicking myself I haven’t read the other books in the series only because I enjoyed this one. It grabs your attention from the first page and one that keeps you intrigued into what is going on.” – Lost in the Land of Books
“There is a darker element to the novel that I loved. I also really enjoyed the authenticity of the crime element.” – On a Reading Bender
What readers are saying:
★★★★★ ‘A very well written crime thriller book.’
★★★★★ ‘This is a wonderful story and I recommend this to all.’
★★★★★ ‘Interesting look inside a life of crime and love for family.’
★★★★ ‘[Borstinski] wasn’t afraid to let his characters live and die by their bloodthirsty, ruthless decisions.’
★★★★ ‘A rollercoaster ride into the lives of drug mob parents and their adult kids. Live or die.’
★★★★ ‘A thrilling conclusion to this crime novel.’