The plan was simple. Do one job. Make enough cash. Get out.
Meet Logan Alexander. Young, vulnerable, and desperate to make up for the mistakes of his past, he struggles to take care of his brothers in the wake of his parent’s untimely death.
He fights to keep his head above water while working a low-wage job, but his prospects for improving his situation are slim since he has no skills to speak of.
Except for one.
This is a prequel that grabs your attention from its first pages. You soon learn that the protagonist, Logan, is not the heroic type. He is more like the vast majority of us but in ways unusual. He desperately needs money to pay his brother’s medical bills. Naively, he enters the criminal world thinking one time only, an innocuous job using his computer skills. That is not the case, however, and he finds himself in a world of hurt.
Logan is a finely honed character and one for whom the reader can feel sympathy. The other players are colorful (can bad guys be colorful?) and life-like. The prose flows smoothly. Although an introduction, it is a great read in itself.Robert Krueger