Published: February 11, 2018.
Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dru is The Inquisitor, investigating sedition and punishing treason among the undead. Now a powerful enemy shatters a primal vampire law and brings chaos. The threat causes Dru to embark on an epic journey. From urban vampire havens to hidden mountain lairs, lines are drawn. Dru is tested as he discovers the meaning behind A Warning in Blood.
Two gay bartenders are found dead and the Philly police say it’s murder-suicide. Marco Fontana doesn’t agree. But the Chief of Detectives won’t let him near the case. Then a powerful businessman hires Marco to prove the police right! While his personal life becomes more complicated, Fontana’s case leads him into a dark and dangerous Philadelphia.
Six of Marco Fontana's early cases show some of the forces that helped shape the young P.I. It’s in high school, that Fontana discovers he has a knack for crime solving. Some years later, we find Marco in his first office on Latimer in the middle of the gayborhood. Trouble easily manages to find the new P.I. These cases show us his world before the events of Murder on Camac.
When Marco Fontana enters his friend’s spa on Pine, the place is splattered with blood and a dead client lies sprawled on the floor. Brad, the masseur, is missing. A thorough search turns up more questions than answers. When Brad is found dead, things go into his gear and Marco understands that what appears to be a simple case of murder is anything but.
A disgraced cop and a former undercover officer are forced to partner on a cold case they must solve or lose their jobs. The case has them explore the underbelly of Philly’s gay world and even the Mafia. Following old leads is hard but working together is harder as the sexual tension between them overwhelms their focus. Something eventually splits the team and threatens their chance at success.
Gay PI Marco Fontana investigates the murder of Helmut Brandt who researched the death of Pope John Paul I. Fontana’s work has him colliding with Brandt’s powerfully lethal enemies. Deftly balancing his PI work with his ownership of StripGuyz, a troupe of male strippers, Fontana also negotiates the intricacies of love and relationships which he has been avoiding too long.