Getaway - Prologue - The Billy Keene Series #1
Publisher: Monk & Bean Fabrications
A financial advisor with a gambling problem. His sexaholic best friend. And one very attractive and very bored young woman.
When they all meet it turns into a vicious game of cat and mouse—but who’s the cat and who’s the mouse?
Leaving behind their quiet suburbs, Felix and his well-off best friend, Geoff, check into a resort casino for a lost boys weekend — a little golf, some gambling and a lot of indulging their worst impulses.
No sooner do they arrive than they meet Sharla. She’s down for drinking, drugging and generally jacking with people. Nothing personal, it’s just her way entertaining herself while her boyfriend, a big and rich redneck with a temper, gambles away his daddy’s money.
Felix recognizes that Sharla is trouble. So when she decides to have some fun by letting Geoff think he’s seducing her all so she can steal from him, it’s up to Felix to look out for his naive friend. Of course, whenever Sharla’s involved it’s a different sort of gambling and this time it will be for the ultimate stakes when her idea of what passes for entertainment takes a cruel turn.
But despite his suburban dad appearance, Felix is no stranger to ruthless people, and before this getaway weekend is over, everyone will be betting against their own better nature to survive.
With Getaway, award-winning crime fiction author Chad Sanborn give readers a fun, sexy and twisted introduction to some of the unhinged characters populating his crime fiction series, The Billy Keene Stories.
Pick up Getaway to discover this darkly funny series today!
What Readers Are Saying About Getaway
“A quick read”
“The characters drew me in right away”
“I loved the bits of humor throughout the book”
“I’m anxious to read the next books to see what happens”
What Readers Are Saying About the next book in the series, All Debts, Public And Private
“The tale is twisted, funny and most important, HUMAN”
“I definitely stayed up too late several nights just to read ‘one more chapter’”
“Twists and turns you don't see coming”
“(Billy Keene) is no super-sleuth or clichéd ‘plays by his own rules’ tough guy, and his humanity is what makes us root for him all the more”
Praise For Chad Sanborn
Chad’s writing is “exceptionally light on its feet, striking exactly the right note without appearing to try too hard." — Michael Harvey, author of The Chicago Way and We All Fall Down
“…strong voice, assured prose….” — Marcus Sakey, author of The Brilliance Trilogy and The Blade Itself
About The Author
Chad Sanborn maintains he had little choice but to turn to a life of crime...fiction. He was cursed, he says, with “a criminal’s mind but a coward’s stomach.”
He is the author of the crime stories Getaway, All Debts, Public and Private and the award-winning short story, The Cutting, among others. He lives in Kansas City.
Chad is always delighted to hear from readers, and you can reach him at mrchadsanborn.com.