An old-school PI living in Springdale, Massachusetts is plunged into modern danger and conspiracy Fast Shuffle, a gripping mystery from TV screenwriter and producer David Black.
Harry has always looked on the bright side of things—until one day he stumbles into a situation that leads straight into darkness, danger, and death. Overnight he is trapped in a conspiracy rooted deep in his past. Now he cannot tell if he is tracking a killer, or if the killer is tracking him and his assistant Friday, the only woman he has ever loved.
Turning to the authorities only makes things worse. With both Harry and Friday on the run—hunted by the police, the killer, and even Harry's friends and relatives—the chances for survival look grim. Outmatched, outmanned, and outgunned, Harry discovers that he has challenged and threatened men as ruthless as they are powerful, as cunning as they are cruel, and he knows only one thing for sure: He can trust no one.
The hand holding the unfiltered cigarette was long, narrow.
Smoke curled up from the cigarette tip in a movie poster arabesque. The ash was half the length of the cigarette, gray speckled with black, wiry-looking...