By Steven M. Forman
Eddie Perlmutter is able to struggling with with fearless frenzy, yet in simple terms does so that you can safeguard the defenseless. Eddie’s occupation as a much-honored Boston cop has come to an finish. At sixty, he’s nonetheless full of life and virile, yet many years of harsh New England winters and collaring the pug-uglies of Boston’s underworld have taken their toll—especially on his knees. So what does a lonely, retired cop with arthritic knees do? Head to sunny Florida, of course.
Country-club politics and early-bird specials are a much cry from the road toughs, scuffles, and arrests of his former existence. yet a few issues by no means swap. rather than having fun with a peaceful, laid-back retirement, Eddie fast discovers the darker facet of Boca Raton’s unending solar and palm bushes, the place hate crimes, counterfeiting, and worse lurk underneath the deceptively calm floor of comfortable retirement communities.
With his no-nonsense crime-fighting talents and roll-with-the punches perspective, Eddie hits Boca Raton like of a Nor’easter from Hell, quick, clean, and unstoppable. A compulsively readable comedian mystery with an egalitarian message that would encourage readers of every age, Boca Knights could have readers in stitches and retain them at the fringe of their seats.
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