Publisher: The Permanent Press Publication date: February 2017 Available for purchase: Immediately Synopsis: Twelve -year-old Mathew disappears from his mother’s Hollywood hills condo in the middle of the night. His father Nino Angelo is a retired LAPD detective knows his love of police work cost him his marriage and his son’s love. He’s been trying to make amends to the boy when he goes missing. The search for his son tests Nino’s rusty cop skills as well as his ability to keep evil from overwhelming his life.
Dial’s style is straightforward and hard-boiled, complementing strong characterizations with solid investigative detail, complex police-department politics, and gritty L.A. street scenes. A Michael Connelly read-alike with its own powerful voice.