Born and raised in Syracuse NY, Tom spent his early years getting in and out of trouble. as an adult he entered the field of Sales and Marketing Management. In his words it helped train him for his current career. "Writing sales presentations, advertising copy, sales forecasts and sales reports is the perfect training ground for composing a fiction novel."
Tom now resides in Lewisville, TX and is a member of Dallas Ft. Worth Writers Workshop.
Eric Southerland awoke in a pool of blood on a houseboat after a party and was soon suspected in the murder of his boss, Maury Crouse. The only person who believes him innocent is his poker buddy, Teddy Sergeant, a world class private private investigator. Teddy and his entourage soon set out to clear Eric of all wrongdoing. This sequel to Drawing Dead showcases the many talents of Teddy Sergeant.
When Teddy Sergeant met Sid, he had no idea how Sid's "special training" would affect his career as a poker player or private investigator. Preparing for and competing in the World Series of Poker is a major undertaking. Doing so while investigating a murder might be impossible for a lesser man.
This story of romance, mystery, intrigue, and courtroom drama will contribute to sleepless nights.